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OpenShift on Raspberry Pi 4?

Almost! We run MicroShift on a Raspberry Pi4. MicroShift is an experimental flavour of OpenShift/Kubernetes optimized for the device edge. It targets the niche between minimal, standalone Linux edge devices and full-fledged OpenShift/Kubernetes edge clusters. You can find more details about MicroShift at https://next.redhat.com/project/microshift/  MicroShift is a research project being worked on upstream in the […]

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00 - Cloud-Native App Dev 00 - Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure 00 - Industry 00 - Next-Gen Architecture, Culture & Processes

Bobbycar Part 1- Building a cloud-native IoT architecture with modern Red Hat technologies

Introduction In this article series we are going to build together a sample cloud-native IoT architecture, called Bobbycar, based on the Red Hat OpenShift Container platform and a lot of other relevant technologies. The first part of the series should provide you with the necessary background on IoT-, Edge- and Cloud Computing and also briefly […]

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cloud computing Google Cloud IoT

Receiving and Storing Sensor Data with Google Cloud Dataflow and Cloud Storage

This blog continues the blogs: Mongoose a new way to program ESP8266 Preparing Google Cloud IoT Core to Receive Messages Let’s talk to Google Cloud IoT Core In the previous blog we connected our ESP to Google Cloud IoT Core, now it’s time to actually do something with the data provided by our sensor. In […]

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IoT

Let’s talk to Google Cloud IoT Core

This blog continues the blogs: Mongoose a new way to program ESP8266 Preparing Google Cloud IoT Core to Receive Messages and will cover how to change the ESP8266 Code for the sensor to be able to communicate with Google Cloud IoT Core. Connecting the ESP to your computer If you have disconnected your ESP from […]

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IoT

Preparing Google Cloud IoT Core to Receive Messages

In this blog we will connect the Mongoose OS based ESP8266 with Google Cloud IoT Core and Google Cloud Pub/Sub, which we will be using for it’s MQTT Broker capability. We will not cover the basics of handling and navigating in Google Cloud Console, if you are new to it, please do look at the learning […]

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IoT Uncategorized

Mongoose a new way to program ESP8266

In previous blogs, I have used Arduine-IDE to develop code for the ESP8266. It was a nice and convenient way, suitable for me with a background in development. Recently I came across a new technology, that I wanted to give a try: Mongoose OS Similar to my previous setup, I will be using a NodeMCU […]

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Red Hat Mobile

Building an Alexa skill with Red Hat Mobile Application Platform – Part III

Moving on to the enterprise space: Enterprises often have the requirements to host their services themselves. Those requirements could be driven by: – Legal restrictions – Stay in control of who accesses a service – Protect intellectual property – Leverage existing on-premise infrastructure and resources Red Hat Mobile Application Platform (RHMAP) enables you to develop […]

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Building an Alexa skill with Red Hat Mobile Application Platform – Part II

Continuing our journey to build Alexa Skills, we’ll leverage the Alexa Skill SDK (ASK) to create a Custom Skill providing news towards our end-user. Let’s recap the first part of this article series: Skills come in different flavours: Flash Briefing: These skills provide original content for users’ flash briefings Smart Home: With these skills, users […]

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Red Hat Mobile

Building an Alexa Skill with Red Hat Mobile Application Platform – Part I

Amazon’s Alexa enabled devices, such as the Echo, Dot and most recently Tap provide a hands-free voice controlled environment, to make calls, send and receive messages, provide information and more — instantly. Alexa is the cloud-based voice service that powers this category of devices. All the user has to do is ask Alexa to perform […]

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IoT – Smart Gateway with Intel Edison & TI Sensortag – Part 1

A dear colleague of mine provided me with a Texas Instruments Sensortag Unfortunately this present was connected with the request to get it running with my Intel Edison and the Smart Gateway. This blog will be part one of my endeavor. Update the Intel Edison My Intel Edison still runs the old firmware, so the […]