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How to develop backend services for an IoT application?

How to develop backend services for an IoT application?

IoT application development doesn’t dissociate from a typical backend development process. But the approach is. Be careful about we’re talking for physical “things” and this makes a lot of sense. Here are my notes and best practices about developing an IoT Architecture as an IoT Solutions Architect. I’ll give examples for each layer for on-premise, for AWS or other public clouds.

How to connect a PLC to the cloud using OPC-DA and MQTT Protocols

How to connect a PLC to the cloud using OPC-DA and MQTT Protocols

Connecting an industrial equipment to a cloud platform offers endless possibilities of data processing and integrations. This tutorial aims to connect an Allen-Bradley PLC to cloud. We’ll do it on a legacy PLC which has OPC-DA protocol. We need to pull and push data from OPC-DA to MQTT to be able to benefit cloud resources on an industrial equipment. Let’s see.

What is RAMI 4.0? - Reference Architectural Model Industrie 4.0

What is RAMI 4.0? - Reference Architectural Model Industrie 4.0

What is Reference Architectural Model Industrie 4.0 (RAMI 4.0)? You’ve come across with RAMI 4.0 because it’s started to being used as a service-oriented architecture for Industry 4.0 projects. Reference Architectural Model Industrie 4.0 is a three-dimensional map showing how to approach the issue of Industrie 4.0 in a structured manner.

What is Industry 4.0 and Cyber Physical Systems?

What is Industry 4.0 and Cyber Physical Systems?

The term Industry 4.0 comes from a combination of major innovations in the digital technology and hardware automations. But have you ever heard of cyber-physical systems? Probably not, because it’s not much populer in marketing presentations; you can come across with it at papers, mostly. Let’s have a look at them.