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What are the differences between edge computing and fog computing?

Marketing, it's mainly just marketing... There is one possible interpretation that has fog computing being more of a distributed system in that nodes on the edge of the network share information ...
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Which problems with cloud computing make edge computing useful?

Remember, you are always processing data at the edge, even if it's not obvious. The choice to sample data at a particular frequency, whether that is 1Hz or 100Khz (particularly with analogue data), is ...
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Which problems with cloud computing make edge computing useful?

A security camera would be the obvious example. if you want to do motion detection on the image (or face recognition), you have the choice of either streaming the video feed to the cloud, or ...
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What are the differences between edge computing and fog computing?

I would second that, they are both Embedded Systems / network architectures rather than much else. These solutions have been in use for many, many years in the embedded and distributed systems ...
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Is there an equivalent to the rsync toolset/protocol for the IoT world

It is possible with rsync but it is 1-1 and needs you to have a server running in the cloud. If you use Amazon S3 instead, you can just use the AWS client with the sync option to put the data to S3 in ...
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What is necessary to employ a edge computing architecture

Edge computing is the technique of performing the compute near to the place where the data is getting generated. In real world IoT scenarios, the minimal capability required at the edge is to perform ...
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What is necessary to employ a edge computing architecture

This in a way is playing with terms. By definition (sort of), "edge" is the non-cloud part of a system that consists of cloud and non-cloud parts ! In such systems, the "edge" part ...
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What are the differences between edge computing and fog computing?

The Linux Foundation has defined Edge as 20ms or less communication latency. I guess Fog would be anything between that and your formal Cloud architecture.
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