Collect and analyze sensor and usage data from Internet of Things applications with Microsoft Azure IoT Suite. Internet connectivity to everyday devices such as light bulbs, thermostats, and even voice-command devices such as Google Home and Amazon.com's Alexa is exploding. These connected devices and their respective applications generate large amounts of data that can be mined to enhance user-friendliness and make predictions about what a user might be likely to do next. Microsoft's Azure IoT Suite is a cloud-based platform that is ideal for collecting data from connected devices. You'll learn in this book about data acquisition and analysis, including real-time analysis. Real-world examples are provided to teach you to detect anomalous patterns in your data that might lead to business advantage. We live in a time when the amount of data being generated and stored is growing at an exponential rate. Understanding and getting real-time insight into these data is critical to business. IoT Solutions in Microsoft's Azure IoT Suite walks you through a complete, end-to-end journey of how to collect and store data from Internet-connected devices. You'll learn to analyze the data and to apply your results to solving real-world problems. Your customers will benefit from the increasingly capable and reliable applications that you'll be able to deploy to them. You and your business will benefit from the gains in insight and knowledge that can be applied to delight your customers and increase the value from their business. What You'll Learn Go through data generation, collection, and storage from sensors and devices, both relational and non-relational Understand, from end to end, Microsoft’s analytic services and where they fit into the analytical ecosystem Look at the Internet of your things and find ways to discover and draw on the insights your data can provide Understand Microsoft's IoT technologies and services, and stitch them together for business insight and advantage Who This Book Is For Developers and architects who plan on delivering IoT solutions, data scientists who want to understand how to get better insights into their data, and anyone needing or wanting to do real-time analysis of data from the Internet of Things
Over 50 recipes to drive IoT innovation with Microsoft Azure About This Book Build secure and scalable IoT solutions with Azure IoT platform Learn techniques to build end to end IoT solutions leveraging the Azure IoT platform Filled with practical recipes to help you increase connectivity and automation across IoT devices Who This Book Is For If you are an application developer and want to build robust and secure IoT solution for your organization using Azure IoT, then this book is for you. What You Will Learn Build IoT Solutions using Azure IoT & Services Learn device configuration and communication protocols Understand IoT Suite and Pre-configured solutions Manage Secure Device communications Understand Device management, alerts Introduction with IoT Analytics, reference IoT Architectures Reference Architectures from Industry Pre-Configured IoT Suite solutions In Detail Microsoft's end-to-end IoT platform is the most complete IoT offering, empowering enterprises to build and realize value from IoT solutions efficiently. It is important to develop robust and reliable solutions for your organization to leverage IoT services. This book focuses on how to start building custom solutions using the IoT hub or the preconfigured solution of Azure IoT suite. As a developer, you will be taught how to connect multiple devices to the Azure IoT hub, develop, manage the IoT hub service and integrate the hub with cloud. We will be covering REST APIs along with HTTP, MQTT and AMQP protocols. It also helps you learn Pre-Configured IoT Suite solution. Moving ahead we will be covering topics like:-Process device-to-cloud messages and cloud-to-device messages using .Net-Direct methods and device management-Query Language, Azure IoT SDK for .Net-Creating and managing, Securing IoT hub, IoT Suite and many more. We will be using windows 10 IoT core, Visual Studio, universal Windows platform. At the end, we will take you through IoT analytics and provide a demo of connecting real device with Azure IoT. Style and approach A set of exciting recipes of using Microsoft Azure IoT more effectively.
This book highlights original research and recent advances in various fields related to smart cities and their applications. It gathers papers presented at the Fourth International Conference on Smart City Applications (SCA19), held on October 2–4, 2019, in Casablanca, Morocco. Bringing together contributions by prominent researchers from around the globe, the book offers an invaluable instructional and research tool for courses on computer science, electrical engineering, and urban sciences. It is also an excellent reference guide for professionals, researchers, and academics in the field of smart cities. This book covers topics including: • Smart Citizenship • Smart Education • Digital Business and Smart Governance • Smart Health Care • New Generation of Networks and Systems for Smart Cities • Smart Grids and Electrical Engineering • Smart Mobility • Smart Security • Sustainable Building • Sustainable Environment
Learn how today’s businesses can transform themselves by leveraging real-time data and advanced machine learning analytics. This book provides prescriptive guidance for architects and developers on the design and development of modern Internet of Things (IoT) and Advanced Analytics solutions. In addition, Business in Real-Time Using Azure IoT and Cortana Intelligence Suite offers patterns and practices for those looking to engage their customers and partners through Software-as-a-Service solutions that work on any device. Whether you're working in Health & Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Retail, Smart Cities and Buildings or Process Control, there exists a common platform from which you can create your targeted vertical solutions. Business in Real-Time Using Azure IoT and Cortana Intelligence Suite uses a reference architecture as a road map. Building on Azure’s PaaS services, you'll see how a solution architecture unfolds that demonstrates a complete end-to-end IoT and Advanced Analytics scenario. What You'll Learn: Automate your software product life cycle using PowerShell, Azure Resource Manager Templates, and Visual Studio Team Services Implement smart devices using Node.JS and C# Use Azure Streaming Analytics to ingest millions of events Provide both "Hot" and "Cold" path outputs for real-time alerts, data transformations, and aggregation analytics Implement batch processing using Azure Data Factory Create a new form of Actionable Intelligence (AI) to drive mission critical business processes Provide rich Data Visualizations across a wide variety of mobile and web devices Who This Book is For: Solution Architects, Software Developers, Data Architects, Data Scientists, and CIO/CTA Technical Leadership Professionals
Build a strong and efficient IoT solution at industrial and enterprise level by mastering industrial IoT using Microsoft Azure. This book focuses on the development of the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) paradigm, discussing various architectures, as well as providing nine case studies employing IoT in common industrial domains including medical, supply chain, finance, and smart homes. The book starts by giving you an overview of the basic concepts of IoT, after which you will go through the various offerings of the Microsoft Azure IoT platform and its services. Next, you will get hands-on experience of IoT applications in various industries to give you a better picture of industrial solutions and how you should take your industry forward. As you progress through the chapters, you will learn real-time applications in IoT in agriculture, supply chain, financial services, retail, and transportation. Towards the end, you will gain knowledge to identify and analyze IoT security and privacy risks along with a detailed sample project. The book fills an important gap in the learning of IoT and its practical use case in your industry. Therefore, this is a practical guide that helps you discover the technologies and use cases for IIoT. By the end of this book, you will be able to build industrial IoT solution in Microsoft Azure with sensors, stream analytics, and serverless technologies. What You Will Learn Provision, configure, and connect devices with Microsoft Azure IoT hub Stream analytics using structural data and non-structural data such as images Use stream analytics, serverless technology, and IoT SaaS offerings Work with common sensors and IoT devices Who This Book Is For IoT architects, developers, and stakeholders working with the industrial Internet of Things.
Create real-world enterprise solutions with NAV, Cloud, and the Microsoft stack About This Book Integrate NAV with various offerings of the Microsoft stack to create enterprise-ready and service-oriented solutions Use Power BI and Universal Windows Platform for effective data analysis and real-time tracking with NAV Discover the services offered by Microsoft Azure and implement them in different industries using real-world case scenarios Who This Book Is For This book is for NAV developers and solution architects who need to implement real-world enterprise solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Knowledge of the NAV programming language (C/AL) and C# language is recommended. Knowledge of ASP.NET and Visual Studio development would help, but is not necessary. What You Will Learn Configure NAV Web Services and create external applications with Visual Studio, .NET, and .NET Core Solve technical architectural problems by implementing enterprise solutions with NAV Develop applications and solutions with Microsoft Dynamics NAV and the Microsoft technology stack Create a Power BI dashboard for rich reporting and NAV data analysis Find out how to transmit your device location from a UWP application to NAV in order to implement a distributed solution for managing couriers in a sales company Make the most of Microsoft Azure and its services Create enterprise solutions with NAV by using Azure App Service Use Azure Service Bus for managing distributed NAV applications In Detail Implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV in the real world often requires you to integrate the ERP with external applications or solve complex architectural tasks in order to have a final successful project. This book will show you how to extend a Microsoft Dynamics NAV installation to the enterprise world in a practical way. The book starts with an introduction to Microsoft Dynamics NAV architecture and then moves on to advanced topics related to implementing real-world solutions based on NAV and external applications. You will learn how an enterprise distributed architecture with NAV at the core can be implemented. Through a series of real-world cases on every topic and every industry (sales, retail, manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, and so on), you'll see step by step how to efficiently solve a technical problem. These common problems encountered in a NAV implementation will be solved using the entire technology stack that Microsoft offers. By the end of the book, you will have the knowledge to efficiently solve certain scenarios, you will know which is the best solution architecture to propose to a customer and how to implement it. Style and approach Taking you through a variety of real-world use cases, the book will show you step by step all you need to know to tackle these problems and give you creative ideas to implement in related problems you might come across in the real world.
Develop and manage effective real-time streaming solutions by leveraging the power of Microsoft Azure About This Book Analyze your data from various sources using Microsoft Azure Stream Analytics Develop, manage and automate your stream analytics solution with Microsoft Azure A practical guide to real-time event processing and performing analytics on the cloud Who This Book Is For If you are looking for a resource that teaches you how to process continuous streams of data in real-time, this book is what you need. A basic understanding of the concepts in analytics is all you need to get started with this book What You Will Learn Perform real-time event processing with Azure Stream Analysis Incorporate the features of Big Data Lambda architecture pattern in real-time data processing Design a streaming pipeline for storage and batch analysis Implement data transformation and computation activities over stream of events Automate your streaming pipeline using Powershell and the .NET SDK Integrate your streaming pipeline with popular Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics modelling algorithms Monitor and troubleshoot your Azure Streaming jobs effectively In Detail Microsoft Azure is a very popular cloud computing service used by many organizations around the world. Its latest analytics offering, Stream Analytics, allows you to process and get actionable insights from different kinds of data in real-time. This book is your guide to understanding the basics of how Azure Stream Analytics works, and building your own analytics solution using its capabilities. You will start with understanding what Stream Analytics is, and why it is a popular choice for getting real-time insights from data. Then, you will be introduced to Azure Stream Analytics, and see how you can use the tools and functions in Azure to develop your own Streaming Analytics. Over the course of the book, you will be given comparative analytic guidance on using Azure Streaming with other Microsoft Data Platform resources such as Big Data Lambda Architecture integration for real time data analysis and differences of scenarios for architecture designing with Azure HDInsight Hadoop clusters with Storm or Stream Analytics. The book also shows you how you can manage, monitor, and scale your solution for optimal performance. By the end of this book, you will be well-versed in using Azure Stream Analytics to develop an efficient analytics solution that can work with any type of data. Style and approach A comprehensive guidance on developing real-time event processing with Azure Stream Analysis
A comprehensive and accessible introduction to the development of embedded systems and Internet of Things devices using ARM mbed Designing Embedded Systems and the Internet of Things (IoT) with the ARM mbed offers an accessible guide to the development of ARM mbed and includes a range of topics on the subject from the basic to the advanced. ARM mbed is a platform and operating system based on 32-bit ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers. This important resource puts the focus on ARM mbed NXP LPC1768 and FRDM-K64F evaluation boards. NXP LPC1768 has powerful features such as a fast microcontroller, various digital and analog I/Os, various serial communication interfaces and a very easy to use Web based compiler. It is one of the most popular kits that are used to study and create projects. FRDM-K64F is relatively new and largely compatible with NXP LPC1768 but with even more powerful features. This approachable text is an ideal guide that is divided into four sections; Getting Started with the ARM mbed, Covering the Basics, Advanced Topics and Case Studies. This getting started guide: Offers a clear introduction to the topic Contains a wealth of original and illustrative case studies Includes a practical guide to the development of projects with the ARM mbed platform Presents timely coverage of how to develop IoT applications Designing Embedded Systems and the Internet of Things (IoT) with the ARM mbed offers students and R&D engineers a resource for understanding the ARM mbed NXP LPC1768 evaluation board.
Blockchain, Internet of Things, and Artificial Intelligence provides an integrated overview and technical description of the fundamental concepts of blockchain, IoT, and AI technologies. State-of-the-art techniques are explored in depth to discuss the challenges in each domain. The convergence of these revolutionized technologies has leveraged several areas that receive attention from academicians and industry professionals, which in turn promotes the book's accessibility more extensively. Discussions about an integrated perspective on the influence of blockchain, IoT, and AI for smart cities, healthcare, and other business sectors illuminate the benefits and opportunities in the ecosystems worldwide. The contributors have focused on real-world examples and applications and highlighted the significance of the strengths of blockchain to transform the readers’ thinking toward finding potential solutions. The faster maturity and stability of blockchain is the key differentiator in artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things. This book discusses their potent combination in realizing intelligent systems, services, and environments. The contributors present their technical evaluations and comparisons with existing technologies. Theoretical explanations and experimental case studies related to real-time scenarios are also discussed. FEATURES Discusses the potential of blockchain to significantly increase data while boosting accuracy and integrity in IoT-generated data and AI-processed information Elucidates definitions, concepts, theories, and assumptions involved in smart contracts and distributed ledgers related to IoT systems and AI approaches Offers real-world uses of blockchain technologies in different IoT systems and further studies its influence in supply chains and logistics, the automotive industry, smart homes, the pharmaceutical industry, agriculture, and other areas Presents readers with ways of employing blockchain in IoT and AI, helping them to understand what they can and cannot do with blockchain Provides readers with an awareness of how industry can avoid some of the pitfalls of traditional data-sharing strategies This book is suitable for graduates, academics, researchers, IT professionals, and industry experts.
Manage and control Internet-connected devices from Windows and Raspberry Pi. Master the Windows IoT Core application programming interface and feature set to develop Internet of Things applications on the Raspberry Pi using your Windows and .NET programming skills. Windows 10 for the Internet of Things presents a set of example projects covering a wide range of techniques designed specifically to jump start your own Internet of Things creativity. You'll learn everything you need to know about Windows IoT Core in order to develop Windows and IoT applications that run on the Pi. Microsoft’s release of Windows IoT Core is groundbreaking in how it makes the Raspberry Pi and Internet of Things programming accessible to Windows developers. Now it’s possible to develop for the Raspberry Pi using native Windows and all the related programming skills that Windows programmers have learned from developing desktop and mobile applications. Windows 10 becomes a gateway by which many can experience hardware and Internet of Things development who may never have had the opportunity otherwise. However, even savvy Windows programmers require help to get started with hardware development. This book, Windows 10 for the Internet of Things, provides just the help you need to get started in putting your Windows skills to use in a burgeoning new world of development for small devices that are ubiquitously connected to the Internet. What You Will Learn Learn Windows 10 on the Raspberry Pi Read sensor data and control actuators Connect to and transmit data into the cloud Remotely control your devices from any web browser Develop IOT applications under Windows using C# and Python Store your IOT data in a database for later analysis Who This Book Is For Developers and enthusiasts wanting to take their skills in Windows development and jump on board one of the largest and fastest growing trends to hit the technology world in years – that of connecting everyday devices to the Internet. This book shows how to develop for Microsoft’s operating-system for devices, Windows 10 IoT Core. Readers learn to develop in C# and Python using Visual Studio, for deployment on devices such as the Raspberry Pi and the Ardunio.
Build, operate, and orchestrate scalable microservices applications in the cloud This book combines a comprehensive guide to success with Microsoft Azure Service Fabric and a practical catalog of design patterns and best practices for microservices design, implementation, and operation. Haishi Bai brings together all the information you’ll need to deliver scalable and reliable distributed microservices applications on Service Fabric. He thoroughly covers the crucial DevOps aspects of utilizing Service Fabric, reviews its interactions with key cloud-based services, and introduces essential service integration mechanisms such as messaging systems and reactive systems. Leading Microsoft Azure expert Haishi Bai shows how to: Set up your Service Fabric development environment Program and deploy Service Fabric applications to a local or a cloud-based cluster Compare and use stateful services, stateless services, and the actor model Design Service Fabric applications to maximize availability, reliability, and scalability Improve management efficiency via scripting Configure network security and other advanced cluster settings Collect diagnostic data, and use Azure Operational Management Suite to interpret it Integrate microservices components developed in parallel Use containers to mobilize applications for failover, replication, scaling, and load balancing Streamline containerization with Docker in Linux and Windows environments Orchestrate containers to schedule workloads and maintain services at desired states Implement proven design patterns for common cloud application workloads Balance throughput, latency, scalability, and cost
Get certified as an Azure architect by acing the 70-535 Architecting Microsoft Solutions (70-535) exam using this comprehensive guide with full coverage of the exam objectives Key Features Learn to successfully design and architect powerful solutions on the Azure Cloud platform Enhance your skills with mock tests and practice questions A detailed certification guide that will help you ace the 70-535 exam with confidence Book Description Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions: Exam Guide 70-535 will get Azure architects and developers up-to-date with the latest updates on Azure from an architecture and design perspective. The book includes all the topics that are still relevant from the previous 70-534 exam, and is updated with latest topics covered, including Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and architecture styles. This exam guide is divided into six parts, where the first part will give you a good understanding of how to design a compute infrastructure. It also dives into designing networking and data implementations. You will learn about designing solutions for Platform Service and operations. Next, you will be able to secure your resources and data, as well as design a mechanism for governance and policies. You will also understand the objective of designing solutions for Platform Services, by covering Artificial Intelligence, IoT, media services, and messaging solution concepts. Finally, you will cover the designing for operations objective. This objective covers application and platform monitoring, as well as designing alerting strategies and operations automation strategies. By the end of the book, you’ll have met all of the exam objectives, and will have all the information you need to ace the 70-535 exam. You will also have become an expert in designing solutions on Microsoft Azure. What you will learn Use Azure Virtual Machines to design effective VM deployments Implement architecture styles, like serverless computing and microservices Secure your data using different security features and design effective security strategies Design Azure storage solutions using various storage features Create identity management solutions for your applications and resources Architect state-of-the-art solutions using Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and Azure Media Services Use different automation solutions that are incorporated in the Azure platform Who this book is for This book is for architects and experienced developers, who are gearing up for the 70-535 exam. Technical architects interested in learning more about designing Cloud solutions will also find this book useful.