SAP HANA Cloud Platform

Most people think of all the emerging consumer devices when confronted with the topic of ‘Internet of things’ (IoT) and even within the IT business many developers primarily associate microcomputers such as Rasberry PI or Arduino with the term. Others may think of autonomous system like self-driving cars or wearables such as fitness trackers and smart watches. The idea for this blog post was to provide a look behind the curtain (hence, the dark – not directly visible – side) of IoT, so instead of focusing on the billions of devices comprising the internet of things, I’d like to have a closer look on the infrastructure that powers it.

Enterprise Granny is a sample application used to demonstrate how-to develop great cloud applications running on SAP HANA Cloud Platform. Step by step we will enhance this simple demo app and make it enterprise-ready by using open source software and by leveraging some of the capabilities of the platform…