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Kudzai Manditereza, Nov 15, 2022

Getting Started with Raspberry Pi Pico W for IoT: Micropython and MQTT

Category: IoT MQTT

Learn how to build a simple IoT project and read sensor data using Raspberry Pi Pico W, MicroPython, MQTT, HiveMQ Cloud, and Node-Red.

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The HiveMQ Team, Nov 8, 2022

HiveMQ 4.9.1 Maintenance Release

Category: HiveMQ Release

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of HiveMQ 4.9.1.

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The HiveMQ Team, Nov 8, 2022

HiveMQ 4.8.6 Maintenance Release

Category: HiveMQ Release

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of HiveMQ 4.8.6.

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The HiveMQ Team, Nov 8, 2022

HiveMQ 4.5.20 Maintenance Release

Category: HiveMQ Release

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of HiveMQ 4.5.20.

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Peter Jüntgen, Nov 7, 2022

A Data-Driven Approach to Sustainability in Industry 4.0 Using MQTT

Category: HiveMQ MQTT IoT

Get insights into how MQTT and MQTT Sparkplug can bring a data-driven approach to sustainability in IIoT and industry 4.0 via SVA Splunk extension.

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Nasir Qureshi, Oct 31, 2022

How OpenTelemetry Enhances Distributed Tracing of MQTT Messages

Category: HiveMQ MQTT IoT

Learn what is OpenTelemetry standard, how does it work, and how it enables HiveMQ with distributed tracing of MQTT messages to perform end-to-end IoT application performance monitoring.

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Kudzai Manditereza, Oct 20, 2022

Creating IIoT Data Pipeline Using MQTT and Kafka: A Step-By-Step Guide

Category: Real-World MQTT Industry 4.0 MQTT Sparkplug

Learn how to create a data pipeline for your industrial IoT solution using MQTT and Apache Kafka.

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Allison Yrungaray, Oct 20, 2022

2022 Survey Shows MQTT Adoption is High for Industry 4.0

Category: MQTT IoT

A new survey from IIoT World shows MQTT adoption is high & Sparkplug is on the rise to enable Industry 4.0 and help companies move data from OT to IT.

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Ian Craggs, Oct 18, 2022

MQTT vs CoAP for IoT

Category: MQTT IoT

Understand the difference between MQTT and CoAP protocols from an IoT perspective.

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Nasir Qureshi, Oct 17, 2022

IoT Observability: What is it and how does it help?

Category: HiveMQ MQTT IoT

Learn the importance of having end-to-end, real-time IoT observability, using Open Telemetry, for building resilient IoT applications.

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The HiveMQ Team, Oct 11, 2022

HiveMQ 4.8.5 Maintenance Release

Category: HiveMQ Release

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of HiveMQ 4.8.5.

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The HiveMQ Team, Oct 11, 2022

HiveMQ 4.7.12 Maintenance Release

Category: HiveMQ Release

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of HiveMQ 4.7.12.

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The HiveMQ Team, Oct 11, 2022

HiveMQ 4.5.19 Maintenance Release

Category: HiveMQ Release

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of HiveMQ 4.5.19.

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Gaurav Suman, Sep 29, 2022

Introducing HiveMQ Enterprise MQTT Platform 4.9: Enhanced IoT Observability, Google Cloud integration, and much more

Category: HiveMQ Release

HiveMQ MQTT Platform 4.9 brings IoT Observability, MQTT data ingestion to Google Cloud, disaster recovery, and updated security controls on the REST API.

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HiveMQ Team, Sep 29, 2022

How to use Distributed Tracing to maximize the Observability of your IoT applications

Category: HiveMQ IoT MQTT

Perform distributed tracing of MQTT data in real-time with Open Telemetry integration. Get end-to end IoT observability using your APM solutions.

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Florian Limpöck, Sep 29, 2022

HiveMQ & Google Cloud - Enabling Bi-directional MQTT Data Movement

Category: HiveMQ IoT Extension Google

This new extension enables the bi-directional movement of MQTT data between HiveMQ and the Google Cloud at hyper-scale.

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Allison Yrungaray, Sep 21, 2022

Latest Research Shows MQTT is Seeing Increased Adoption in IoT

Category: MQTT IoT

A 2022 survey reveals that MQTT is gaining mindshare for IoT connections and is expected to increase by +29% during the next two years.

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The HiveMQ Team, Sep 6, 2022

HiveMQ 4.8.4 Maintenance Release

Category: HiveMQ Release

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of HiveMQ 4.8.4.

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The HiveMQ Team, Sep 6, 2022

HiveMQ 4.7.11 Maintenance Release

Category: HiveMQ Release

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of HiveMQ 4.7.11.

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The HiveMQ Team, Sep 6, 2022

HiveMQ 4.5.18 Maintenance Release

Category: HiveMQ Release

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of HiveMQ 4.5.18.

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Kudzai Manditereza, Sep 6, 2022

Getting MQTT Data to InfluxDB Native Collector using HiveMQ Broker

Category: Real-World MQTT MQTT

A hands-on demonstration of how InfuxDB’s Native Collectors service turns InfluxDB into an MQTT client and how useful it is to integrate MQTT data from industrial assets into InfluxDB.

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Kamiel Straatman, Sep 5, 2022

IoT Tutorial on how to establish bidirectional MQTT communication on ESP32

Category: HiveMQ

Learn how to use the MQTT protocol for bidirectional communication with the ESP32 to publish messages and subscribe to topics.

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Ryan Bateman, Aug 31, 2022

Early Access Preview of HiveMQ Enterprise Extension for GCP Pub/Sub Released

Category: HiveMQ IoT Extension Google

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of an Early Access Preview build of our new HiveMQ Enterprise Extension for GCP Pub/Sub.

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Ian Craggs, Aug 29, 2022

MQTT vs ZeroMQ for IoT

Category: MQTT IoT

Understand the difference between MQTT and ZeroMQ protocols from an IoT use case perspective.

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Kudzai Manditereza, Aug 25, 2022

MQTT Sparkplug to AWS IoT Sitewise Integration: A Step-By-Step Guide

Category: Real-World MQTT Industry 4.0 MQTT Sparkplug

A step-by-step guide on how to integrate industrial data into AWS IoT Sitewise using MQTT Sparkplug.

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Gaurav Suman, Aug 18, 2022

MQTT Broker Comparison – Which is the Best for Your IoT Application?

Category: HiveMQ IoT MQTT

Get an in-depth comparison of open-source Vs. commercial Vs. managed-cloud Vs. general-purpose MQTT brokers & how they implement PubSub communication between your IoT/IIoT devices and applications.

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Gaurav Suman, Aug 17, 2022

The Best Alternative to Google Cloud IoT Core for Integrating Your MQTT Data with GCP

Category: HiveMQ IoT Google

Google just announced deprecation plans for Google IoT Core. Enterprises must now look for a viable alternative which is proven to work with the Google Cloud Platform.

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Ravi Subramanyan, Aug 10, 2022

Enabling Digitization in the Hydrocarbon Processing Industry with MQTT

Category: HiveMQ MQTT IoT

Learn how MQTT and Sparkplug technologies empower Hydrocarbon Processing Industry digitization, given their ability to enable data connectivity, break data silos, and create data interoperability between OT and IT systems.

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Kudzai Manditereza, Aug 8, 2022

MQTT Sparkplug Auto-Discovery Using PLCnext Gateway, HiveMQ Broker and Ignition SCADA

Category: HiveMQ

Discover how to generate MQTT Sparkplug telemetry data from a PLCnext Programmable Logic Controller, transmit the data to a HiveMQ Cloud MQTT broker and visualise the information using the Ignition SCADA platform.

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The HiveMQ Team, Aug 2, 2022

HiveMQ 4.8.3 Maintenance Release

Category: HiveMQ Release

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of HiveMQ 4.8.3.

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The HiveMQ Team, Aug 2, 2022

HiveMQ 4.7.10 Maintenance Release

Category: HiveMQ Release

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of HiveMQ 4.7.10.

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The HiveMQ Team, Aug 2, 2022

HiveMQ 4.5.17 Maintenance Release

Category: HiveMQ Release

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of HiveMQ 4.5.17.

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Richard Seeley, Jul 25, 2022

All You Need to Know About the Internet of Things (IoT) in Industrial Applications

Category: HiveMQ MQTT IoT

Learn how IoT devices work in industry 4.0 and industrial applications and how these applications leverage the MQTT protocol for IoT data exchange.

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The HiveMQ Team, Jul 21, 2022

HiveMQ Community Edition 2022.1 is released

Category: HiveMQ CE

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of HiveMQ CE 2022.1.

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Kudzai Manditereza, Jul 20, 2022

Building Industrial Digital Twins on AWS Using MQTT Sparkplug

Category: HiveMQ

Learn how to use MQTT Sparkplug to build digital twins on AWS and solve challenges faced by Industrial IoT, such as data modelling, connectivity, semantic interoperability, ease of integration, auto-discovery, scalability, etc.

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Ian Craggs, Jul 20, 2022

Understanding the Differences between MQTT and WebSockets for IoT

Category: MQTT IoT

MQTT and WebSockets are not really in competition with each other, but complementary. Read this article if you want to know the nitty-gritty of these two protocols from an IoT use case perspective.