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Questions tagged [cloud-computing]

For questions relating to cloud-computing and its pertinence to the Internet of Things. Use this tag for generic questions. If the question is referring to a specific platform consider using tags AWS or AZURE respectively for the Amazon and Microsoft platforms.

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Privacy with Voice Assistants

I am interested in getting a Smart Home system with a good voice assistant, but my wife refuses to allow a voice assistant like Google Home or Amazon Alexa because she does not want ANY recordings ...
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How rapidly should the data from IoT devices be sent to the cloud?

I am configuring a Sonar Distance sensor to send data to a cloud. But the problem for me now is: I do not know when to send the data to this cloud. As far as I know, I could send the data ...
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How can IoT cloud services be made more reliable without excessive cost?

In one of my previous answers, I mentioned that when designing a cloud service to connect to IoT devices, it would be best to make the servers redundant in some way so that if one data centre or ...
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Why might data be sent to a cloud service when it could be processed on the edge?

I was recently reading Amazon's information about the AWS IoT Platform, and came across an interesting example use case: Although they don't describe how exactly the road condition data is sensed, if ...
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Which problems with cloud computing make edge computing useful?

I recently read an article in The Register, Don't let cloud slurp all your data. Chew it on the edge, says HPE: The basic pitch is that HPE's gear can do compute on your shop floor without taking ...