Most APIs deal with structured data as a primary concern. Yet somehow, message schemas have always been a weak link in API modeling. From CORBA to SOA to REST, the logical data structures and semantics that drive our APIs have been obscured by awkward schema languages that are format-specific; poorly aligned with other type systems and data models; overly complex but still lacking expressive power.
The Eclipse USS is a new storage service from the Eclipse Foundation that will allow projects to store and retrieve user data and preferences from our servers.
This talk will present the OGC® SensorThings API specification and its MQTT extension, a new OGC® standard for IoT data interoperability that simplifies and accelerates the development of Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The IoT marketplace is a rapidly growing space with companies developing their own version and interpretation of an IoT platform. Unfortunately many IoT silos have emerged.