Study of Fog Computing: Awareness, Industrial Implementation and Challenges
Master of Science in Computer Science
Faculty / School
Faculty of Computer Sciences (FCS)
Department of Computer Science
Date of Award
Committee Member 1
Waqas Mahmood Supervisor, Faculty of Computer Science, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi.
MSCS Survey Report
Fog Computing, IoT, Cloud Computing, Grid Computing
Abstract / Summary
In this day and age, the rise in technological advancements has the potential to improve and transform our lives every day. The rapid innovation in technology can have a great impact on our business operations. Currently, Cloud computing services are popular and offer a wide range of opportunities for their customers. This paper presents a survey on a more recent computing architecture paradigm known as Fog Computing. Fog networking is a beneficial solution that offers the greater facility of data storage, enhanced computing, and networking resources. This new concept of fog complements cloud solution by facilitating its customers with better security, real-time analysis improved efficiency. To get a clear picture and understanding of how fog computing functions, we have performed an extensive literature review. We also presented a comparative study of fog computing with cloud and grid computing architectures. In this study, we have conducted a survey that led us to the conclusion that fog computing solution is still not applicable in most of the IoT industries due to lack of self-awareness. The challenges related to fog computing are also reviewed for progressive developments in the future.
Javed, Z. (2019). Study of Fog Computing: Awareness, Industrial Implementation and Challenges (Unpublished survey report). Retrieved from https://ir.iba.edu.pk/research-projects/37
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