Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
The Technical "Know-How"
Check List: Latency - How Big of an Issue?
What is Latency? Could Latency become an issue?
Network latency is an expression of how much time it takes for a packet of data to get
from one designated point to another. The Internet is a very large wide-area
network (WAN). Distances in the transmission medium, the number of hops over
equipment, servers, the traffic on these servers add to latency measurement. For mobile
you need to add mobile towers and satellites communication.
Cloud and Latency:
Mobile and Cloud are special case since the target clients and cloud services servers might
be a world apart. Cloud services could be a part of distributed services and Latency needs
to be addressed before it comes an issue.
Intelligent Latency Driver:
An architect needs to address Latency in the architect-design and keep statistics of peak
time and routes used. We need to build a Latency testing driver which is an intelligent software
that would run and track routes, errors, issues and times. It would also gives the best routes/time
and possible issues with the system. Such driver would be running and mapping the system end-to-end.
It could be a part of the Logging services.