SAP Cloud Platform Internet of Things

SAP Cloud Platform and the Internet of Things (IoT) with 1Wire, MQTT and Raspberry Pi – Part 3

After quite I while I found time to finish the end to end scenario that I have started with: Part 1 Getting the Sensors up and running Part 2 :Mosqitto configuration This time we want to connect the MQTT Broker and the SAP CP IoT Service. Initially we configure the platform to be able to use the IoT Service. I assume you are using hanatrial.ondemand.com After logging in we navigate to …

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Connecting a Raspberry Pi to SAP Cloud Platform IoT Services

In this short tutorial we will showcase the ease of connecting an IoT board from a Smart City component to SAP Cloud Platform IoT Service. We will be using IoTIFY’s Virtual IoT Lab, connecting a Smart trash can powered by a virtualized Raspberry Pi without the need of any physical hardware. Anyone can carry out this tutorial, there is no need to have physical IoT hardware, IoTIFY provides it for …

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SAP Cloud Platform IoT Services, end to end scenario.

One of the most important features of the internet of things is its massive data component (many devices sending and consuming information). The harmonization of all this information, coming from thousands of different places and nodes, is the first step in intelligence a company builds in favor of business. To demonstrate the fundamental value of the IoT as a generator of new business models, any Proof of concept, demonstration project …

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Apache Edgent (Incubating) and SAP Cloud IoT

Let’s start with definitions. What is Edge Computing? Edge computing is pushing the frontier of computing applications, data, and services away from centralized nodes to the logical extremes of a network.[1] It enables analytics and knowledge generation to occur at the source of the data. This approach requires leveraging resources that may not be continuously connected to a network such as laptops, smartphones, tablets and sensoinrs.[2] Edge Computing covers a …

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Leonardo – IoT Application Enablement – Tips for Coldstore Access

IoT Application Enablement stores its data in a hot, warm and coldstore. If raw data is beyond the retention period its only available in the cold store. If you want to access the cold store here are 3 tips on how to get it right: You need to add the role template “Thing Editor” to your role to access the cold store. It has the appropriate scopes you need for …

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Leonardo – IoT Application Enablement – Posting data into the Future?

Yes, ingesting sensor readings for the future is possible, but not into the unlimited future. To provide a buffer for time synchronization between our server and the device clock we allow to post data up to 60 seconds early. What goes beyond 60 seconds is rejected. What does this mean? If your device clock is e.g. 30 seconds early and posts a measurement for e.g. 12:15:10 and it takes 5 …

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Creating Network Traffic to SAP Cloud Platform IoT Service with IoTify

In this blog post we are going to learn how to quickly populate your SAP Cloud platform with relevant data when data is still not available and you want to focus on developing your IoT applications with SAP.  We will do this by generating data with IoTIFY’s Network Simulator and sending it to the Internet of Things service in SAP Cloud Platform. This is a first contact post to show …

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SAP IoT in the cloud. Literally.

The challenge   As you may have discovered, SAP is really perusing IoT with the SAP HANA Cloud Platform. In combination with that, there are apps available that will make your phone into a connected sensor. The combination is golden, and lets you develop IoT scenarios end-to-end. Best of it all, no investment is required to get started with your prototype, as both the trial account of HCP and the app is …

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SAP Cloud Platform Internet of Things@Mobile World Congress

Would you like to see how the integration services of SAP Cloud Platform can help you to connect people, processes, things at the same for turning your business into live business? Then visit SAP at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona (February 27th to March 2nd)! Join my session “Revolutionize Business Operations with SAP Cloud Platform Internet of Things: I would like to introduce you to the Internet of …

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SAP Cloud Platform and the Internet of Things (IoT) with 1Wire, MQTT and Raspberry Pi – Part 2

After getting our hardware set up in part 1 we would now like to get us ready on the software side. Intalling the required software Here we want to install an MQTT Broker which acts as a hub to dispatch MQTT messages and we need a MQTT client to connect to the broker. In this example I would like to use Mosquitto from the Eclipse foundation as the broker and …

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