CHARACTERISTICS OF FOG COMPUTING

• Proximity to end-users, its
• Dense geographical distribution
• Support for mobility.

Fog reduces service latency, and improves QoS (Quality of Service), resulting in superior user-experience. Fog Computing supports emerging Internet of Everything (IoE) applications that demand real-time/predictable latency (industrial automation, transportation, networks of sensors and actuators). Fog paradigm is well positioned for real time Big Data and real time analytics, it supports densely distributed data collection points, hence adding a fourth axis to the often mentioned Big Data dimensions (volume, variety, and velocity).
Unlike traditional data centers, Fog devices are geographically distributed over heterogeneous platforms, spanning multiple management domains. That means data can be processed locally in smart devices rather than being sent to the cloud for processing.

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