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pushpa monisha
pushpa monisha • Mar 31, 2019

Advantages of using IoT platform (eg Thingspeak) over Mysql

I am using Thingspeak IOT cloud platform for storing and retriving the real time data. Creating own database through MYSQL is also suggested. Which is better? IOT cloud platform or MYSQL server.

Abhishek Rawal
Abhishek Rawal • Apr 6, 2019

I don't understand the comparison;
From what I visualized in Thingspeak's website, it is an analytics tool with key CSPs. It means it's a product which may or may not contain mySQL or Kafka as backend.

While MySQL is database. You can do numerous things with it.

Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Apr 6, 2019

@pushpa monisha - It'd be nice if you could clarify what you wish to achieve and describe the problem a bit in more detail. 

IOT Platform is the best in retrieving and store data. 

Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Apr 6, 2019

@Raji Tamil - that's a general statement; but I'm not sure what you are suggesting. How does IoT store and retrieve data? 

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