Category Archives: internet of things

XMPP versus MQTT: comparing apples with pears

Recently I had a discussion about using either XMPP or MQTT within an IoT project. One of the arguments for MQTT was that its a very efficient protocol with very little overhead where XMPP is considered very verbose. Of course … Continue reading

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Smart Grid Research with the ELK Stack. You Know, For Science.

The Elasticsearch tagline is “you know, for search”. But in our case, also for science. At Servicelab, we’re using Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana to monitor and analyze a Smart Grid pilot. Read on for the why and how.

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DevOps on Mobile

The word on the street is DevOps. There’s technology out there to make both developers’ and sysadmins’ lives easier and more intertwined, such as: Containerization: packaging software in a lightweight virtualization container with a low overhead, with bonuses in maintainability … Continue reading

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XMPP Service Discovery extensions for M2M and IoT

Within the Webinos project we have investigated if we could use XMPP as the signalling protocol. Although it was decided by the Webinos project not to use XMPP in Webinos we believe we’ve made some interesting observations and solutions for … Continue reading

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