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The Challenge of Data Consistency and Its Impact on IoT Design

Published: 04 July 2017

ID: G00323867

Analyst(s): Keith Guttridge , Rick Greenwald


Data and analytics leaders have seen faster growth in IoT systems and in the amount of data these systems collect. Although usually treated as event data, IoT data is increasingly being used for historical and analytic purposes, so must have greater context for consistency and correct analysis.

Table Of Contents


  • Three Levels of IoT Data Consistency
  • The Impact of Multiple Streams of Data on Consistency
  • The Danger of a Lack of Data Consistency

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