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MQTT 5.0 new features | (1) properties and loads
MQTT 5.0 new features | (1) properties and loads

Compared with MQTT 3.1.1, MQTT 5.0 protocol adds many properties, which are distributed in variable headers and payloads of packet.

2019-08-27
EMQ X Persistence Plug-in Series (II) - InfluxDB Data Storage
EMQ X Persistence Plug-in Series (II) - InfluxDB Data Storage

InfluxDB is an open source sequential database developed by InfluxData. It was written by Go and focuses on querying and storing sequential data with high performance. InfluxDB is lighter than the OpenTSDB database introduced in the previous issue, and is better than OpenTSDB in benchmarking indicators given officially by InfluxData.

2019-08-26
EMQ X helps operators build large-scale NB-IoT platform
EMQ X helps operators build large-scale NB-IoT platform

NB-IoT is a new type of cellular technology developed by the 3GPP standardization organization. It belongs to the low-power wide-area (LPWA) IoT connection, that is mainly used to connect terminals with limited bandwidth resources, allowing terminals to collect and exchange data with less resources than GRPS, 3G, LTE and other technologies.

2019-08-26
MQTT and  Kafka
MQTT and Kafka

MQTT is completely different from Kafka. MQTT is a protocol and a technical standard developed by members (mostly are top engineers at IBM and Microsoft) of the OASIS Technical Committee. Kafka is an open source streaming platform that has been implemented. It was firstly developed by LinkedIn. After incubated by Apache Incubator in 2011 after opening source, it has became the top project of the Apache Software Foundation.

2019-08-15
Using Let’s Encrypt Certificates in EMQ
Using Let’s Encrypt Certificates in EMQ

In our previous article we have shown how to secure EMQ connection with SSL.

2018-09-12
Deploying EMQ with Elastic Load Balancer on AWS
Deploying EMQ with Elastic Load Balancer on AWS

Besides the benefit of multiplied service capacity, we also deploy EMQ X in a cluster to achieve high availability (HA).

2018-09-12
Erlang VS Scala
Erlang VS Scala

Erlang is a general-purpose, concurrent, functional programming language, as well as a garbage-collected runtime system.

2018-09-12