The DeviceHive project development team has explored the possibility of integrating the DeviceHive data platform with SAP Hana DB. DeviceHive allows third party IoT device developers to concentrate on business tasks and the distinctive features of a project by shifting the data and device management to the platform. SAP Hana DB provides analytical tools integrated with data storage.
This approach can be used as a reference architecture solution based on devices that use Ubuntu Core. In our example, the devices collect data from the sensors and transmit it to the cloud for further analysis.
The DeviceHive platform allows us to collect data sent by devices in various ways. One of the most convenient ways that is available immediately after server installation is to use the data stream in an Apache Kafka server. The data flow available from Kafka topics contains device notifications. Aggregation and data analysis received from the sensors on the fly makes it possible to create a real-time monitoring system.