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When MQTT Falls Down: 5 Common Pitfalls in UNS Design

The Unified Namespace (UNS) is here to stay. In concept, it’s a single location that represents the real-time state of your factory, using open standards. Evangelized by Walker Reynolds, President of 4.0 Solutions and Read more…

Apache Promotes IoT Database Project

An open source Internet of Things database effort has been elevated as a “top-level project” by the Apache Software Foundation. Launched as a research project at Tsinghua University and accepted as an incubator ef Read more…

‘Internet of Drones’ Adds AI

A startup has come up with a scheme for securely connecting drones to the cloud, effectively making them another cloud-based application and, the startup claims, the first "Internet of Drones" platform. FlytBase Inc., Read more…

Internet of Things Summit, San Francisco 2017

Understand How Industries Are Capitalising On The IoT With 150+ Connectivity Pioneers, Including Experts From Philips, PayPal, Panasonic, Schneider Electric & More. Returning To San Francisco, April 2017. Read more…

IoT May Fail Without the Design of Things

Nearly 20 years ago, I recall streaming data off of oil and gas wells in order to measure capacity, reserves, and shrink. For all intents and purposes, data was used used to manually repair a well by humans. What we call Read more…

Is 2016 the Beginning of the End for Big Data?

Part of my job as managing editor of Datanami is to be a hype buster. Over the past five years, the amount of hoopla and hysteria over big data has reached epic proportions at times. That's why some in the industry are c Read more…

Hortonworks Preps for Coming IoT Device Storm

The masses may not be getting flying cars or personal robots anytime soon, but thanks to connected devices, the future of technology is definitely bright. From smart refrigerators and wireless BBQ sensors to connected tu Read more…

The Data of Things: How Edge Analytics and IoT Go Hand In Hand

In the next five years, 15 to 40 billion additional connected devices are expected to hit the market. By some estimates, it will be a 285 percent increase from the number of connected devices currently available. With a Read more…

Cast Your Models Into Data Streams and Take Advantage of the IoT

Using data in real-time used to be a challenge. Lengthy extraction, transformation and loading processes make analyzing data an activity more akin to glancing in a rearview window than reading road signs as you pass. And Read more…

Warning: ‘Big Data Paralysis’ Ahead

As the Internet of Things and other platforms generate ever-expanding volumes of data, a new survey finds that 73 percent of respondents are facing "big data paralysis." The global survey by the U.S. branch of the Ger Read more…

What Apple’s Purchase of FoundationDB Would Mean for NoSQL

Apple raised some eyebrows in the big data space last week when it was reported that it's buying NoSQL database developer FoundationDB. For some, the move signaled the emergence of a new group of highly scalable NoSQL da Read more…

The Secret to Generating Value from IoT Data

Over the last 10 years, enterprises have been implementing IoT applications by connecting devices and “things” on their internal network (Intranet) to provide better customer service, reduce costs and more. By applyi Read more…

Survey: Health Trackers Emerge As IoT App

On the weighty matter of how best to use connected devices that will serve as the data-generating backbone of The Internet of Things (IoT), poll results released at this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas indi Read more…

Google, Wireless Partner Look to Merge Cloud, IoT

Google Cloud Platform and Telit Wireless Solutions, an "enabler of the Internet of Things," are joining forces to sponsor an IoT competition aimed at encouraging technology innovation around connected consumers and their Read more…

Hacking Your Way Onto the IoT

Elon "Ironman" Musk raised eyebrows recently when he said we are "summoning the demon" with artificial intelligence. While it's debatable whether neural networks will give rise to evil spirits, a singularity of a differe Read more…

Under New CEO, Lucidworks Aims to Redefine Search and Itself

Lucidworks today unveiled an ambitious new enterprise search application called Fusion that uses advanced signal processing and analytics to drive a new level of personalization and push-delivery of information to users. Read more…

Who IBM’s Server Group Turns To for Machine Data Analytics

IBM's engineering prowess is second to none, and its Systems and Technology Group builds the computers that run the world's biggest companies. But when IBM's STG unit went looking for a way to predict failures by analyzi Read more…

MapR Says Its Hadoop Tweaks Scale to Meet IoT Volumes

Hadoop is naturally positioned as a key architectural platform that organizations will turn to for analyzing Internet of Things (IoT) data. But according to the folks at MapR Technologies, limitations in plain vanilla Ap Read more…

How GE Drives Big Machine Optimization in the IoT

The folks at General Electric Intelligent Platforms get to play with big toys. Whether it's a 200-foot tall wind turbine, a $10-million jet engine, or a giant industrial rock crusher, the object of their professional att Read more…

Three Reasons to be Scared of the Internet of Things

We know the Internet of Things forecasts: 50 billion connected devices by 2020. Apparently, there’s huge money to be made from fridges reordering groceries, wearables speaking to doctors, and home systems chatting with Read more…

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