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 v1.10.2 or later. For more information, see Supported platforms and requirements in the AWS IoT Greengrass Version 1 Developer Guide.

  • Has at least 1 GB of RAM.

    Note

    If you plan to process data at the edge with AWS IoT SiteWise, your device must meet more requirements. For more information, see Process data locally with AWS IoT SiteWise.

  • 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