Swarm Computing – Cloud 2.0?
In the latest edition of CloudViews Unplugged Andi Mann and George Watt discuss, amongst other topics, research done by the University of California in Berkeley. The topic of this research is Swarm Computing, which appears to be somewhat related to research on robots. Swarm Computing goes way beyond simply interconnecting many devices through the Internet and enabling them to exchange information. It creates a self-organizing network of entities whose rules of interaction and reaction can create something resembling a living organism.Most of you will know the book ‘The Swarm’ written by Frank Schätzing where protozoae work together to form a