Choosing a gateway platform - AWS IoT SiteWise

Choosing a gateway platform

Choose an AWS IoT SiteWise gateway platform that best suits your industrial operation. You can configure a gateway on any platform that can run AWS IoT Greengrass. All gateway devices must meet the following requirements:

  • Supports AWS IoT Greengrass Core software v1.10.0 or later. For more information, see Supported platforms and requirements in the AWS IoT Greengrass Developer Guide.

  • Has at least 1 GB of RAM.

  • Has at least 10 GB of free disk space.

  • Supports a Java 8 virtual machine (JVM).

Choose a gateway with sufficient disk, networking, and compute capacity for your workload.

The disk space required for caching data for intermittent internet connectivity depends on the following factors:

  • Number of data streams uploaded

  • Data points per data stream per second

  • Size of each data point

  • Communication speeds

  • Expected network downtime

The compute capacity required to poll and upload data depends on the following factors:

  • Number of data streams uploaded

  • Data points per data stream per second