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Forensic analysis at the edge with the BlackBox App

Edge computing systems work in a semi-autonomous way, which is great for providing fast responses, no privacy intrusion and reduced costs from network and cloud storage. But when an incident occurs, you want to archive to the cloud as much data as possible to give you insights into what led to this incident: enter the Blackbox app.
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Scale test your edge with our 10k virtual testbed

To ensure your edge computing system scales smoothly, scale and stress testing is a good idea. SixSq will soon release a virtual edge testbed dedicated to scale testing, integrated in the Nuvla.io edge management platform and marketplace. 
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Always Know How Your Edge is Doing with Notifications and Alerts

Don't stress about the state of your fleet of edge computing devices or your edge system. Instead, depend on a reliable alert and notification system which tells you when your edge requires your attention, or if everything is good.
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Governance for smart cities using Edge Computing and Open Data

Citizens and innovators increasingly demand open data, that anyone can access, use and share, to better understand how the city pulses and improve policy decisions.  An effective, secure, non-intrusive and flexible way of providing open data is to leverage edge computing. Edge computing provides a way to deploy realtime services, that avoid data intrusion issues, while enabling an evolutive approach for the city. However, in order to scale and deliver its full innovation potential, edge computing and open data must form the integral part of a governance policy. This blog explores some of the aspects such a governance policy must address and how.
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Data fusion at the edge, killer apps for smart cities and more

Edge computing, with its ability to process data near its source, delivers secure and future proof solutions, without a round trip to the cloud. In this blog post, we explore examples of how data coming from a variety of simple sensors can be combined to produce better and new smart city services.
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Data management with Nuvla.io Part 3

This is the third blog post on Data Management with Nuvla.io.  Nuvla.io is an edge management platform as a service, designed to make it easy for you to manage, monitor, deploy and update your containerised apps and edge devices. In the previous two blog posts, we described the capabilities of Nuvla.io around Data Management and its connection to application provisioning, and then we introduced you to the data-object - Nuvla resource - that allows you to handle S3 objects without the need for an S3 client, or the need to share S3 credentials with the users of your data. Check back on those posts if you missed them: Data Management with Nuvla.io Part 1 Data Management with Nuvla.io Part 2  Now it's time to dive into another Nuvla.io resource) -  data-record - that turns Nuvla.io into a Metadata Catalogue for your diverse data sets.
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Data management with Nuvla.io Part 2

This is the second blog post in the series on Data management with Nuvla.io. Nuvla.io is an edge management platform as a service, designed to make it easy for you to manage, monitor, deploy and update your containerised apps and edge devices. Here we will show you how easily you or your customers can manage any data on S3 (store, register, search and download) either on Cloud or Edge using Nuvla.io.
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Making the Case for Edge Computing

Are you asking yourself when edge computing makes sense, and when it doesn't? Well, you are the right place. Read on... Why does edge computing matter? Edge computing is a response to the explosion of data produced by IoT, sensors and other new digital sources. The idea is instead of pushing the raw data to the cloud for processing, let’s do the opposite and move the compute near the source of data.  I like to call this near data processing. 
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Data management with Nuvla.io Part 1

This is the first in a series of posts on Data management with Nuvla.io. Nuvla.io is an edge management platform as a service, designed to make it easy for you to manage, monitor, deploy and update your containerised apps and edge devices.
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What is a Smart City?

This basic guide to smart cities gives an introduction to one of today's hot topics. Why is everyone talking about smart cities? It is estimated that the world’s population will grow to nine billion by 2043 and ten billion by 2083. This population growth is likely to produce the biggest strain on urban areas, with 11% of the global population currently living in the world’s 101 larger cities - a figure which is expected to rise to 23% by the end of the century. City governors and industry leaders have to find ways to deal with this huge expansion. At the same time, the latest technological advances give us access to solutions and services which were previously unimaginable. Look at how the internet and smart phone have changed the way you live. To address the key challenges of population expansion and rapid urbanisation, cities are exploring these technological advancements, to find ways to increase efficiency and help tackle the issues that come with an increased population.
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