Choosing a AWS IoT Greengrass V1 SiteWise Edge gateway device - AWS IoT SiteWise

Choosing a AWS IoT Greengrass V1 SiteWise Edge gateway device

Choose a local device that best suits your industrial operation. You can configure a SiteWise Edge gateway on any device that can run AWS IoT Greengrass. All local 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 4 GB of RAM.

  • Has at least 10 GB of free disk space.

  • Supports a Java 8 virtual machine (JVM).

If you plan to process data at the edge with AWS IoT SiteWise, your local device must also meet the following requirements:

  • Has an x86 64 bit quad-core processor.

  • Has at least 16 GB of RAM.

  • Has at least 32 GB for RAM if using Windows.

  • Had at least 256 GB of free disk space.

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