archiveDistributed Cloud


What Is Distributed Cloud and Why Should You Care?

By Pavel Despot Distributed cloud computing is the practice of decentralizing cloud resources and services to be physically closer to the data source or user while still being centrally managed. A cloud provider can't simply declare itself "distributed" because it has data centers scattered around the globe. Instead, it must have a distributed network of computing regions that place processing power closer to end users and developers. The provider must also work in concert with storage and delivery and run workloads and applications within those regions. Finally, it must ensure low-latency,...