Oracle has introduced a new device to bring its core Cloud computing Infrastructure closer to the edge.
The Oracle Roving Edge Infrastructure (REI) is a new preconfigured device designed to be deployed to run workloads at remote locations. Simply put, the device enables applications to process the data generated at edge locations.
“They can put this on the back of an airplane, they can display it on an oil rig, they can take it to the polar observatory, or anywhere you think you want to take advantage of cloud computing, but not necessarily infrastructure,” said Clay Magouyrk, executive vice president, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, during the company’s Oracle Live launch event.
Military grade portable cloud
The key component of the REI is the Roving Edge Device (RED), a portable server node that brings the core IaaS Services to the remote location.
Magouyrk also announced that each RED node has 61 terabytes of memory and 40 CPU cores for …