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2015 3rd International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud) (2015)
Rome, Italy
Aug. 24, 2015 to Aug. 26, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-4673-8102-4
pp: 25-30
The Internet of Things (IoT) is being adopted in different application domains and is recognized as one of the key enablers of the Smart City vision. Despite the standardization efforts and wide adoption of Web standards and cloud computing technologies, however, building large-scale Smart City IoT platforms in practice remains challenging. The dynamically changing IoT environment requires these systems to be able to scale and evolve over time adopting new technologies and requirements. In response to the similar challenges in building large-scale distributed applications and platforms on the Web, micro service architecture style has emerged and gained a lot of popularity in the industry in recent years. In this work, we share our early experience of applying the micro service architecture style to design a Smart City IoT platform. Our experience suggests significant benefits provided by this architectural style compared to the more generic Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) approaches, as well as highlights some of the challenges it introduces.
Smart cities, Computer architecture, Data models, Standards, Architecture, Interoperability

A. Krylovskiy, M. Jahn and E. Patti, "Designing a Smart City Internet of Things Platform with Microservice Architecture," 2015 3rd International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud)(FICLOUD), Rome, Italy, 2015, pp. 25-30.
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