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Exploring on-prem vs. cloud solutions in the era of machine learning

Modern Industrialist Podcast

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The episode:

In this episode, Jason and co-host Turley discuss the barriers to wide-scale Industry 4.0 adoption and on-prem versus cloud solutions in the industrial manufacturing space.

The podcast:

Presented by TXI, The Modern Industrialist Podcast is for technology-focused manufacturing and logistics leaders looking to gain a competitive edge with Industry 4.0 transformation. Join our host Jason Hehman as he brings together experts from companies blazing the path for the IIoT revolution. Topics range from advice to success stories, use cases, solutions, and more.

The expert:

Jason is the Vertical Lead for Industrial IoT and a Client Partner at TXI. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, he has certified brand strategist credentials and a proven track record of helping clients solve complex business problems through technology.

In Jason's current role, he works closely with clients in the industrial sector to help them leverage IoT to achieve growth and unlock new value. He applies expertise in product innovation, digital transformation, and smart manufacturing to guide them through every step of the process, from ideation to execution. He is passionate about understanding consumer behavior and using that insight to impact business strategy, as well as creating products that enhance user experience and satisfaction.

Podcast Host: Jason Hehman, Industry 4.0 Vertical Lead and Client Partner at TXI

Co-host: Patrick Turley, Head of Engineering at TXI

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Summary and themes explored in this episode:

Introduction to Modern Industrialist Podcast

  • Jason Hehman and Patrick Turley discuss Industry 4.0 trends and challenges.

  • The podcast aims to promote the adoption of critical industrial technologies.

  • Meet the hosts: Jason Hehman, TXI's Industry 4.0 Vertical Lead, and Patrick Turley, TXI's Head of Engineering.

On-Premises vs. Cloud: A Crucial Decision for Industrial IoT

  • The hosts share insights from a recent workshop, sparking a conversation about on-premises vs. cloud solutions in industrial IoT.

  • The role of Oxide in rethinking cloud computing models and cost structures.

Machine Learning's Impact on Cloud vs. On-Premises

  • Dive into the implications of machine learning in the context of on-premises and cloud solutions.

  • Considerations for industrial players in adapting to changing computational demands.

Balancing Costs: Cloud vs. On-Premises

  • Explore the historical cost dynamics of cloud vs. on-premises solutions.

  • Shifting resource needs and computational demands in smart factories.

Performance and Security in Industrial Machine Learning

  • Understand the importance of performance and security in the context of machine learning.

  • Customizing solutions based on the computational profile of bursty tasks vs. steady-state operations.

Applications of Bursty Computing in Manufacturing

  • Identify areas where bursty applications are common in the industrial sector.

  • Examples include model training, nightly activities, batch reporting, and daily analytics.

Steady State Industrial Applications and Data Transfer Needs

  • Explore steady state applications in manufacturing and their computational demands.

  • Emphasis on data transfer challenges in the industrial space.

Real-Time Processing and its Significance

  • The importance of real-time processing in manufacturing and industrial operations.

  • How real-time data analysis impacts resource requirements.

Hybrid Approach for Efficiency Gains

  • Considerations for adopting a hybrid approach in the industrial sector.

  • Balancing challenges and benefits when combining on-premises and cloud solutions.

Reliability and Data Transfer Costs in Hybrid Solutions

  • Assessing reliability concerns when implementing hybrid solutions.

  • The cost implications of data transfer between on-premises and cloud environments.

Curiosity in Shaping the Future of Enterprise Tech

  • Embracing curiosity in the evolving landscape of on-premises vs. cloud solutions.

  • The role of innovative companies like Oxide in reshaping the cost curve of enterprise technology.

Unlocking the Magic of Hardware Advancements

  • The fascination with technological advancements in the physical hardware realm.

  • Exploring the potential of hardware innovations like quantum computing.

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