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IoT Implementation Patterns

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In this activity, we’ll look at examples of specific IoT architectural patterns and technologies and will focus on Microsoft technology such as Azure-based IoT services.

We’ll introduce you to:

  • Using Azure IoT Solution Accelerators to get started with your IoT implementation
  • Device and cloud implementations focusing on Azure IoT Hub
  • Messaging in the IoT Hub
  • How to configure devices using IoT Hub
  • Data analytics services in Azure
  • Using business intelligence and machine learning services in Azure to enhance reporting for your IoT solution.

These topics will give you a good overview of how these services work and what options are available to you using Microsoft’s robust and growing IoT platform. You can explore them in more depth in other courses in this ExpertTrack.

What are IoT Implementation Patterns?

A pattern in software and hardware design is a model or template for a way to build a software architecture or hardware component in part, or as a whole. A pattern can describe a specific way to do something or can be as general as a best practice.

Take software security as an example. A pattern can describe all the component pieces of a secure system such as the type of hardware that should be in place and the protocols that should be used to send and receive data. This would be an implementation-specific example of a pattern.

A pattern can also describe best practices such as software design which should include security considerations as a core part of the software architecture. See Software design pattern for more information.

Now that you’ve explored implementation patterns, let’s move on to the next step and take a look at IoT solution accelerators.

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