Understanding IIoT & Edge Computing Architectures based on Application

DOMINIQUE TODD | April 8, 2019

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As automation and IT come together, industrial operations must meet special needs for real-time control as well as data requirements of execution and enterprise systems. To design, build, and maintain a more operationally-simple performance, as well as a secure computing architecture, one must understand application-architecture relations. Below are examples of the strengths and challenges within 4 application-architectures. In the typical 3-Layer IoT architecture, the bottom layer, or On-Machine layer, accommodates a mixture of simple and complex sensors. These sensors collect data, sending it to a gateway system located in the middle the On-Property layer. The data is then processed and travels to the top layer at the Cloud to be stored and analyzed.

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