MQTT Resources

A repository of resources for everyone from MQTT beginner to IoT expert

Core Resources

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Getting started with HiveMQ

From pre-installation to your first message.


In-depth knowledge base for developers and operation teams.

Extension Developer Guide

How to create your first own extension.

Blog Series

MQTT 5 Essentials

A technical deep dive into new MQTT 5 features

MQTT Essentials

The ultimate kickstart for MQTT beginners.

MQTT Security Fundamentals

How to make sure your sensible data transferred over MQTT is safe and sound.

MQTT Client Library

How to use the most common and popular MQTT client libraries.

MQTT Toolbox

Learn directly from the creators of the tools how to use them in your day-to-day work with MQTT.


How to use HiveMQ Cloud in just 2 steps

Get started with our fully-managed, highly available MQTT cloud service.

HiveMQ Cluster Quickstart Guide

In this video, we provide a Step-By-Step Quickstart Guide on how to set up a HiveMQ Cluster.

Introduction to MQTT

What is MQTT and how does the standard protocol for connected devices work?

HiveMQ and Apache Kafka

How to seamlessly integrate IoT Data with Apache Kafka


Enabling the Connected Car

Enabling the Connected Car

We prepared a white paper how HiveMQ and MQTT can deliver the core infrastructure for a connected car platform.

Architecture proposal for VDA 5050

Architecture proposal for VDA 5050

This white paper discusses a reference architecture using HiveMQ to implement a VDA 5050 compliant system.

HiveMQ 10 Million Benchmark

HiveMQ 10 Million Benchmark

Explore how HiveMQ performs in various scenarios. Looking for latency or high throughput tests? We got you covered.

HiveMQ Data Sheet

HiveMQ Data Sheet

Features, Use Cases and Product Details of the HiveMQ latest version.


OCT 2020

Build Your HiveMQ Extension with Gradle

SEP 2020

Introducing the Sparkplug Essentials Series

AUG 2020

HiveMQ 4.4 Now Available

JUL 2020

Extending Confluent Cloud to Ingest Data from Millions of IoT Devices

JUN 2020

Comparison of MQTT Support by IoT Cloud Platforms