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Unlock your trapped data: Driving insights from edge-to-cloud

January 31, 2023

Via: ZDnet

Let’s talk for a minute about data silos. Real world silos are, of course, those towers on farms that are used to store grain for future use or sale. They’re towering buildings that usually contain only one type of raw material. The silo concept generally works as a metaphor for describing large collections of raw data that’s stored separately from other raw data.

Servers and devices often silo data. Different machines store data, but don’t necessarily share it all with other devices. Applications generate and store data, but only some might…might…be shared if a well-written API (application programming interface) is being used.

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