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Silvio Giebl, Jun 11, 2019

The HiveMQ MQTT Client 1.1 is released

Category: HiveMQ MQTT Client MQTT Client

The HiveMQ team is pleased to announce the availability of HiveMQ MQTT Client 1.1.

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Christian Meinerding, May 27, 2019

A New Name for dc-square

Category: HiveMQ

Our company dc-square becomes HiveMQ

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HiveMQ Team, Nov 26, 2018

Two Industry Awards for HiveMQ: German Accelerator and Deloitte

Category: HiveMQ

HiveMQ was awarded with Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Award 2018 and was accepted in German Accelerator Tech.

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HiveMQ Team, Jan 8, 2018

MQTT 5 Vs. MQTT 3 – MQTT 5 Essentials Part 2

Category: MQTT 5 Essentials MQTT 5

MQTT 5 Vs. MQTT 3 – Discover what differentiates MQTT 5 from MQTT 3.1.1

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HiveMQ Team, Apr 12, 2016

Deploying HiveMQ Cluster With Docker

Category: HiveMQ Third Party

This post shows how HiveMQ can be used with Docker to create a maintainable and scalable HiveMQ cluster with a minimal configuration effort.

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HiveMQ Team, Apr 4, 2016

Deploying HiveMQ With Docker

Category: HiveMQ Third Party

This post shows how HiveMQ can be used with Docker for creating maintainable, scalable and easy-to-use MQTT server deployments.

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HiveMQ Team, Oct 26, 2015

HiveMQ - JVM Metrics Plugin

Category: MQTT

JJVM Metrics exposes all available information of the Java Virtual Machine to HiveMQs internal metric registry, to include metrics in the centralized HiveMQ monitoring.

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HiveMQ Team, Jun 29, 2015

Announcing the MQTT Client Library Encyclopedia

Category: MQTT MQTT Client MQTT Client Library

We are pleased to announce that we will start the MQTT Client Library Encyclopedia Blog post series next week!

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HiveMQ Team, Jun 22, 2015

MQTT Security Fundamentals - Wrapping up the complete series

Category: MQTT Security Fundamentals MQTT IoT Security

This is a summary of the MQTT Security Fundamentals Series.

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HiveMQ Team, Jun 16, 2015

Securing MQTT Systems - MQTT Security Fundamentals

Category: MQTT Security Fundamentals MQTT IoT Security

We'll learn about how to secure MQTT deployments and how to harden the deployment to prevent and mitigate IoT and IIoT attacks.

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HiveMQ Team, Jun 8, 2015

MQTT Message Data Integrity - MQTT Security Fundamentals

Category: MQTT Security Fundamentals MQTT IoT Security

We'll learn about secure MQTT deployments and how to harden the deployment to prevent and mitigate attacks.

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HiveMQ Team, Jun 1, 2015

Payload Encryption - MQTT Security Fundamentals

Category: MQTT Security Fundamentals MQTT IoT Security

This post explains why and when MQTT payload encryptions should be used, how it works and what the advantages and disadvantages are.

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HiveMQ Team, May 25, 2015

OAuth 2.0 & MQTT - MQTT Security Fundamentals

Category: MQTT Security Fundamentals MQTT IoT Security

Learn the basic concepts of OAuth 2.0 and how it plays along with MQTT clients and MQTT brokers.

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HiveMQ Team, May 25, 2015

X509 Client Certificate Authentication - MQTT Security Fundamentals

Category: MQTT Security Fundamentals MQTT IoT Security

Learn how to add an additional layer of security to MQTT with X509 client certificates and find out the challenges of using this approach

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HiveMQ Team, May 11, 2015

TLS/SSL - MQTT Security Fundamentals

Category: MQTT Security Fundamentals MQTT IoT Security

Learn about transport encryption with TLS/SSL while implementing MQTT to mitigate IoT attacks.

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HiveMQ Team, May 4, 2015

Authorization - MQTT Security Fundamentals

Category: MQTT Security Fundamentals MQTT IoT Security

This is part of MQTT Security Fundamentals series. In this post, we show how authorization works in MQTT.

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HiveMQ Team, Apr 27, 2015

Advanced Authentication Mechanisms - MQTT Security Fundamentals

Category: MQTT Security Fundamentals MQTT IoT Security

This post is part of the MQTT Security Fundamentals and explains advance authentication mechanisms and how to implement custom authentication on the HiveMQ MQTT broker.

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HiveMQ Team, Apr 20, 2015

Authentication with Username and Password - MQTT Security Fundamentals

Category: MQTT Security Fundamentals MQTT IoT Security

This post is part of the MQTT Security Fundamentals and explains how to authenticate and secure your MQTT client and broker communication at transport and application level using username and password.

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HiveMQ Team, Apr 20, 2015

HiveMQ - MQTT Security Fundamentals

Category: MQTT Security Fundamentals MQTT IoT Security

This is the first post of the MQTT Security Fundamentals series. We explain different things that are important for securing MQTT.

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HiveMQ Team, Apr 6, 2015

Announcing MQTT Security Fundamentals

Category: MQTT Security Fundamentals MQTT IoT Security

MQTT Security is the most sought-after topic, says a HiveMQ survey. So, we rolled out MQTT Security Fundamentals blog series.

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HiveMQ Team, Apr 5, 2015

MQTT Essentials Wrap-Up

Category: MQTT Essentials MQTT

For the last 11 weeks we have released a new MQTT Essentials post every week. Today, we want to wrap-up the series and get ready for a fresh start next week with new and interesting topics.

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HiveMQ Team, Apr 2, 2015

MQTT over WebSockets - MQTT Essentials Special

Category: MQTT Essentials MQTT

We've seen that MQTT is ideal for constrained devices and unreliable networks and that it is perfect for sending messages with a very low overhead. Naturally, it would be quite nice to send and receive MQTT messages directly in a browser. For example, on a mobile phone. MQTT over WebSockets is the answer.

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HiveMQ Team, Mar 16, 2015

What Is MQTT Keep Alive and Client Take-Over? – MQTT Essentials Part 10

Category: MQTT Essentials MQTT

MQTT works perfectly in unreliable networks, you will learn in this post how to make sure the other end is still available and connected

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HiveMQ Team, Mar 9, 2015

What is MQTT Last Will and Testament (LWT)? – MQTT Essentials: Part 9

Category: MQTT Essentials MQTT

Learn the basics of MQTT Last Will and Testament (LWT) & how it helps maintain system integrity in the event of unexpected client disconnections.

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HiveMQ Team, Mar 2, 2015

What are Retained Messages in MQTT? – MQTT Essentials: Part 8

Category: MQTT Essentials MQTT

Learn what are MQTT retained messages, how different they are from normal MQTT messages, and how to use them?

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HiveMQ Team, Feb 23, 2015

Understanding Persistent Sessions and Clean Sessions – MQTT Essentials: Part 7

Category: MQTT Essentials MQTT

Discover the difference between persistent and clean sessions in MQTT. Learn how they impact message delivery, state preservation, and client reconnection.

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HiveMQ Team, Feb 16, 2015

What is MQTT Quality of Service (QoS) 0,1, & 2? – MQTT Essentials: Part 6

Category: MQTT Essentials MQTT

Learn the basics of MQTT Quality of Service (QoS) levels 0,1, & 2, and what each level represents.

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HiveMQ Team, Feb 2, 2015

MQTT Publish, MQTT Subscribe & Unsubscribe – MQTT Essentials: Part 4

Category: MQTT Essentials MQTT

Learn how to publish, subscribe and unsubscribe in MQTT. This article delves into the specifics of publish/subscribe in the MQTT protocol.

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HiveMQ Team, Jan 19, 2015

MQTT Publish/Subscribe Architecture (Pub/Sub) – MQTT Essentials: Part 2

Category: MQTT Essentials MQTT

MQTT publish/subscribe pattern (also known as pub/sub) provides an alternative to traditional client-server architecture. In the client-sever model, a client communicates directly with an endpoint.The pub/sub model decouples the client that sends a message (the publisher) from the client or clients that receive the messages (the subscribers).

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HiveMQ Team, Jan 12, 2015

Introducing the MQTT Protocol – MQTT Essentials: Part 1

Category: MQTT Essentials MQTT

Welcome to MQTT Essentials: a ten-part blog series on the core features and concepts of the MQTT protocol, what is MQTT, what does MQTT stand for, why should you use MQTT in IoT or IIoT, etc. Get answers to all these questions here.

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HiveMQ Team, Jan 7, 2014

The HiveMQ Christmas Special 2013

Category: HiveMQ

Have a look at what the HiveMQ Christmas Special 2013 was about and what we got for our users!

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HiveMQ Team, Jan 7, 2014

The HiveMQ New Year Special with free license

Category: HiveMQ

HiveMQ year special or: Christmas special extended

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HiveMQ Team, Dec 9, 2013

HiveMQ Christmas Special 2013

Category: HiveMQ

We want to say a big THANK YOU to all of you and so we want to give away free HiveMQ licenses to you.

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HiveMQ Team, Oct 22, 2013

HiveMQ - MQTT Message Log Plugin

Category: HiveMQ

A few days ago we released a new HiveMQ plugin called MQTT Message Log. This plugin logs events with HiveMQs standard log mechanism.

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HiveMQ Team, Oct 8, 2013

HiveMQ - File Authentication Plugin - Available on GitHub

Category: HiveMQ

The plugin empowers HiveMQ to allow only MQTT clients which provide username/password. The credentials are read from a file.

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HiveMQ Team, Jun 19, 2013

HiveMQ Plugins: MQTT Access Log Plugin

Category: MQTT

HiveMQ was released recently and the first two free HiveMQ plugins are also available for download. The first plugin we want to introduce is the MQTT Access Log Plugin.