Lightning Plenary Keynote: The rise of reference architecture – how Uber is responding to their unique edge computing requirements?

Dean Nelson, Head of Compute, Uber

Rapid changes to the digital infrastructure landscape are largely driven by the demands of advances in high-tech applications such as cloud, IoT and AI. The data center and cloud infrastructure industry needs to keep up with the speed of R&D which is reshaping the world’s digital highways. Join this session as one of the world’s most renowned transportation service companies shares their reference architecture with our world – a common software term which serves as a template solution for an architecture for a particular area.

 What are the building blocks required by the data center ecosystem when catering to the IT infrastructure needs of cloud and high-tech IoT applications such as autonomous cars? How do we approach on-prem vs. cloud vs. edge strategies to deliver on these?