Living on the Edge with Fastly’s Tyler McMullen
The need to get content into users’ hands, around the globe, in seconds has necessitated the growth of content delivery networks like Akamai, CloudFlare, and Fastly. As the CDN has become a core component of many large-scale systems, it’s only natural that its usage would expand beyond simply caching files that are in high demand. Fastly CTO and co-founder, Tyler McMullen, is thinking hard about what this edge computing scenario might look like. As we chatted with him, he ruminated on the possibilities and even the definition of edge computing, as a whole.