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DBMS Characteristics for the Internet of Things

Published: 25 June 2015

ID: G00273151

Analyst(s): Nick Heudecker


The scope and variety of Internet of Things architectures force new requirements and pressures on database management systems. Information managers, application developers and IoT platform providers must understand these new and evolving challenges if they are to select the right DBMS technology.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • The data diversity of IoT deployments requires information managers to source new data management and analysis capabilities supported by emerging data persistence characteristics
  • Data management choices made by information managers must reflect the scale and geographically distributed nature of IoT architectures

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