I’m going to jump the gun by just showing a sneak preview of my GetFitY’all activities mashup in the form of a PowerMap! I’ll describe what happens behind the scene in a later post. Meanwhile take a back seat and enjoy watching a PowerMap of my last Family Funday Sunday.
So what happens after all those activity data point messages had been fired off into an Azure Event Hub? Event Hubs enable me to durably store these messages/events until the required retention period expires, which is 24 hours by default. I need to process those messages fast. That sounds like the starting point of big data where… Continue reading Scalable Event Hub Processor in an Azure Worker Role
My GetFitY’all project has evolved again, obviously. Previously I intended to implement the message pump functionality as a RESTful endpoint that can be called automatically from some form of “cron job” in the cloud. But then I digress because a simpler approach could be used which is Azure WebJobs. It works well in my case… Continue reading Using Azure WebJobs as an IoT data points ingestor