“The only real problem is scaling. All others inherit from that one.” — Mike O’Dell, Chief Scientist, UUNet Building and running applications at the edge of the network is a complex exercise in distributed systems engineering. And the challenge is often one of operations and scale. When we think of scaling challenges at the edge, […]
Early in my career, when I was still running BitTorrent, I would frequently give talks highlighting the incredible scaling challenges that exist at the edge of the network. To make the point, I liked to riff on a popular report published by Cisco that was called the ExaByte Era. It documented the exponential growth in […]
Before starting Resilio, one of the coolest applications of BitTorrent technology I ever saw was when some of the world’s largest technology companies started using the protocol to upgrade operating systems at massive scale in minimal time. I believe Twitter was the first, with a system written by Larry Gaeda (now the founder/CEO of Envoy, […]
Throughout the development of Sync, we’ve been talking about an exciting new product referred to as ‘Sync IT’ for some time. Today we’re pleased to announce the new product is now available as Resilio Connect. Even with the new name, the goal is the same: To power your enterprise applications with the same resilient and […]
When we launched Sync in 2013, we wanted to make a statement. To offer a glimpse of a future unlike anything else in the market. A future where the cloud was NOT the final resting place for all your data, locked away, beyond your control.
In today’s modern enterprise, the files that power business are getting larger, the frequency of updates and patches are higher than ever before, and the number of endpoints and “things” on the network continue to grow exponentially. All of this is driven by an ever increasing appetite and need to share larger, more complex information […]
As the long time CEO of BitTorrent, I was honored to be a small part of our mission to empower users and make the Internet better through distributed technology. And as you look across the products we built in recent years, these lofty aspirations are reflected throughout. But aspirations and technology alone are insufficient when […]