Total: ~10 min

Brokers are the software backbone to many IoT messaging technologies. Their use is central to the integration in ICONICS to many Publish/Subscribe modelled data applications.

Overview of Broker Platforms

IoT broker technologies provide a consistent set of core features for facilitating Pub/Sub messaging. There are various solutions available but here we discuss the core features including Quality of Service (QoS) levels for defining message integrity.

Configuring an IoT Hub

The Azure IoT Hub is a commonly used broker technology when used for cloud-based IoT applications.

Configuring an MQTT Broker

MQTT brokers provide consistent feature sets for messaging including standards for topic and payload delivery. This video discusses how to interface to such brokers in an ICONICS application.