Data Analytics on the Farm

Data Analytics on the Farm

For as long as people have been farming, farmers have always been trying to improve the work they do through technology. This is of course extremely important as farming provides sustenance for over 7 billion people worldwide. The ability to increase crop yields while maintaining low input levels will become more and more important as…

Edge Computing IoT Hybrid Systems

Edge computing benefits for ITOps

Edge computing is growing quickly, and it doesn’t seem like it’ll stop anytime soon. There will be 75 billion IoT devices by 2025, according to Statista. 5G adoption is also driving the growth of edge computing. And finally, the major cloud companies are now investing in the edge: AWS, Microsoft and Google. We can safely…

Edge computing and Kafka

Event streaming with Apache Kafka at the edge is commonly used to provide the same open, flexible, and scalable architecture at the edge as in the cloud or data centre. Possible locations for a Kafka edge deployment include retail stores, cell towers, trains, small factories, restaurants, etc. “Edge Kafka” is not simply another IoT project…

Waterstream now supports ARM

We’re happy to announce that starting from version 1.0.17 Waterstream also provides an ARM-compatible Docker image. Use simplematter/waterstream-kafka-arm64v8-minified image if you want to run it on ARM CPU (such as AWS a1 series instance), simplematter/waterstream-kafka-minified – on traditional x86 CPU. See the quickstart guide: .