Contributed by Billy Short
During my studies here at East Carolina University, I have studied and read about many different t types of emerging technologies. For this writing, I will be focusing on fog computing. Before this report, I had only heard of fog computing mentioned occasionally during various courses. I never really focused in depth on what fog computing is, where the concept of fog computing came from, how it came about, why it has been introduced, and how fog computing will shape the future of information technology. With this writing, my goal is to address every point mentioned above, and provide in depth knowledge of real world cases and examples of how and where fog computing is currently being used today. I will also discuss how fog computing coincides with other forms of emerging technology, and will try to gauge what impacts that these technologies will have on the future of information technology.