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Osmotic Computing: A New Paradigm for Edge/Cloud Integration

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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.


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Author(s): Villari M, Fazio M, Dustdar S, Rana O, Ranjan R

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: IEEE Cloud Computing

Year: 2016

Volume: 3

Issue: 6

Pages: 76-83

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.

URL: http://doi.org/10.1109/MCC.2016.124

DOI: 10.1109/MCC.2016.124


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