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This is the authors' accepted manuscript of an article that has been published in its final definitive form by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016.
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© 2014 IEEE.Osmotic computing is a new paradigm to support the efficient execution of Internet of Things (IoT) services and applications at the network edge. This paradigm is founded on the need for a holistic distributed system abstraction enabling the deployment of lightweight microservices on resource-constrained IoT platforms at the network edge, coupled with more complex microservices running on large-scale datacenters. This paradigm is driven by the significant increase in resource capacity/capability at the network edge, along with support for data transfer protocols that enable such resources to interact more seamlessly with datacenter-based services. This installment of 'Blue Skies' discusses osmotic computing features, challenges, and future directions.
Author(s): Villari M, Fazio M, Dustdar S, Rana O, Ranjan R
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: IEEE Cloud Computing
Online publication date: 30/12/2016
Acceptance date: 02/04/2016
Date deposited: 05/06/2018
ISSN (print): 2325-6095
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
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