IOT and 5G

The 5G revolution

4G offered a significant performance improvement over 3G, but 5G will have a far deeper impact. Back when 4G was introduced we saw the emergence of four pillars: cloud, mobile, social networks, and Big Data. These technologies emerged separately with minimal interaction, now we’re seeing something called “multiplied innovation”. Under this umbrella are united many…

Edge computing and Kafka

Event streaming with Apache Kafka at the edge is commonly used to provide the same open, flexible, and scalable architecture at the edge as in the cloud or data centre. Possible locations for a Kafka edge deployment include retail stores, cell towers, trains, small factories, restaurants, etc. “Edge Kafka” is not simply another IoT project…