SAP Cloud Platform Internet of Things

FAQs for Big Data & Analytics on Timeseries within SAP IoT Application Enablement (Leonardo Foundation)

Time Series Functionality Which different storage types exist and how do they differ? There are 3 different storage types that differ in access speed and costs. At data ingestion, data is stored in all 3 storages automatically according to the properties of each data store. Hot Storage Hot Storage is the fastest storage alternative. It is based on SAP HANA technology. IoT Application Enablement stores in HotStorage aggregates of time …

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Hackathons can help you save lives!

Some of you may have seen a tweet about the LoRa challenge sponsored by “l’Usine Digitale”, Orange and “Objenious by Bouygues Telecom” hosted by “L’Usine IO” taking place on January 17th & 18th 2017 in Paris. If you did, that’s great (it means people actually read tweets and what they are about!), if not here is a link about the LoRa IoT Challenge (there are many other links but mostly in French, but thanks to Google Translate I’m sure …

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

In this blog post I want to share my experience with the HCP IoT Service. It’s gonna be a bit of handson with wires and sensors and a bit of coding and configuration. I started this to monitor my gas and solar heating system and to find out what IoT offers for such a lightweight use case. First things first: IoT is one of the recent buzzwords in the IT …

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SAP IoT Application Enablement – Jump Page

(this page is outdated – go to https://www.sap.com/developer/topics/iot-application-enablement.resources.html instead). This page is for developers that want to make use of the apis and capabilities provided with “SAP IoT Application Enablement” (which is part of “Leonardo Foundation”). These are apis for storing time series data for IoT devices in a scalable way and UI re-use components and tools to create IoT applications faster. This page is meant to collect all links to …

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The Internet of Things is a huge, fast-moving opportunity for China

Back in the middle of July news broke that ARM Holdings was being acquired by Softbank Group for an eye-opening US$31.6 billion in cash. ARM designs the energy-efficient chips that power the vast majority of the world’s mobile devices but that’s not why Softbank was so keen to reel it in; the deal was motivated by the opportunities presented by Internet of Things (IoT). It’s no secret that IoT is …

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SAP HCP Internet of Things(IoT) Service – Cookbook

Hello There, In this blog, I will take you through steps involved in enabling, configuring IoT service in HCP and testing few key APIs provided by the framework, so that you can build applications using IoT services. Prerequisite – Create your HCP Trial Account: Go to link: https://account.hanatrial.ondemand.com/ First time users, click on register and fill the Form. An activation link would be sent to provided email address. Alternatively, SAP employees …

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Smart Learning Room – An IoT approach

We would like to share our experiment on the prototype we built for Smart Learning Room. Prototype Challenge (Problem Statement): Imagine you go into an official Learning Room and you are the owner of it. The room is divided into 2 small area: the Learning Lounge and the Social Learning Area. The Learning Lounge is a silent and peaceful room for individual learning. The Social Learning Area is a versatile …

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SAP Launches New IoT Solutions at Global Events

The buzz is all about IoT this week, with major IoT events happening worldwide.  The IoT World Congress in Barcelona takes place October 25 – 27th and the IoT Executive Summit in New York City, hosted by SAP, is actively underway today.  These events aim to promote IoT technology and innovation on a global scale, attracting C-level executives and IoT leaders across a wide range of industries from manufacturing, transportation …

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NodeMCU and SAP HCP IoT

My previous blog focused on the MQTT protocol and delivered an IoT prototype that enabled NodeMCU to communicate wireless with a local MQTT message broker using the pub/sub pattern. This blog focuses on integrating with the SAP Hana Cloud Platform (“HCP”). HCP is an open platform-as-a-service which provides in-memory database and application services. As a 20 year SAP veteran I believe this platform enables  the traditional On-Premise ERP customer to …

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IoT Hack-a-thon event in Palo Alto, CA November 16th – 17th, 2016

Connected devices, or “things”, already outnumber people on the Internet, and while Gartner’s predictions for 2016 is that 6.4 Billion connected devices will be reached, it’s expected that in 2020 we will reach 20.8 Billion.  The trend towards an Internet populated by machines is inescapable.  In 2016 5.5 million new things will be connected every day.[1] Are you formulating your IoT solutions strategy?  Are you planning your IoT solutions development …

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