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Learn more about Amazon IoT

This topic helps you get familiar with the world of Amazon IoT. You can get general information about how IoT solutions are applied in various use cases, training resources, links to social media for Amazon IoT and all other Amazon services, and a list of services and communication protocols that Amazon IoT uses.

Training resources for Amazon IoT

We provide these training courses to help you learn about Amazon IoT and how to apply them to your solution design.

Amazon IoT resources and guides

These are in-depth technical resources on specific aspects of Amazon IoT.

  • IoT Lens – Amazon IoT Well-Architected Framework

    A document that describes the best practices for architecting your IoT applications on Amazon.

  • Designing MQTT Topics for Amazon IoT Core

    A whitepaper that describes the best practices for designing MQTT topics in Amazon IoT Core and leveraging Amazon IoT Core features with MQTT.

  • Abstract and introduction

    A PDF document that describes the different ways that Amazon IoT provides to provision large fleets of devices.

  • Amazon IoT Core Device Advisor

    Amazon IoT Core Device Advisor provides pre-built tests that you can use to validate IoT devices for reliable and secure connectivity best practices with Amazon IoT Core, before deploying devices to production.

  • Amazon IoT Resources

    IoT-specific resources, such as Technical Guides, Reference Architectures, eBooks, and curated blog posts, presented in a searchable index.

  • IoT Atlas

    Overviews on how to solve common IoT design problems. The IoT Atlas provides in-depth looks into the design challenges that you are likely to encounter while developing your IoT solution.

  • Amazon Whitepapers & Guides

    Our current collection of whitepapers and guides on Amazon IoT and other Amazon technologies.

Amazon IoT in social media

These social media channels provide information about Amazon IoT and Amazon-related topics.

These social media accounts cover all Amazon services, including Amazon IoT

Amazon services used by the Amazon IoT Core rules engine

The Amazon IoT Core rules engine can connect to these Amazon services.

  • Amazon DynamoDB

    Amazon DynamoDB is a scalable, NoSQL database service that provides fast and predictable database performance.

  • Amazon Kinesis

    Amazon Kinesis makes it easy to collect, process, and analyze real-time, streaming data so you can get timely insights and react quickly to new information. Amazon Kinesis can ingest real-time data such as video, audio, application logs, website clickstreams, and IoT telemetry data for machine learning, analytics, and other applications.

  • Amazon Lambda

    Amazon Lambda lets you run code without provisioning or managing servers. You can set up your code to automatically trigger from Amazon IoT data and events or call it directly from a web or mobile app.

  • Amazon Simple Storage Service

    Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) can store and retrieve any amount of data at any time, from anywhere on the web. Amazon IoT rules can send data to Amazon S3 for storage.

  • Amazon Simple Notification Service

    Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) is a web service that enables applications, end users, and devices to send and receive notifications from the cloud.

  • Amazon Simple Queue Service

    Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) is a message queuing service that decouples and scales microservices, distributed systems, and serverless applications.

  • Amazon OpenSearch Service

    Amazon OpenSearch Service (OpenSearch Service) is a managed service that makes it easy to deploy, operate, and scale OpenSearch, a popular open-source search and analytics engine.

  • Amazon SageMaker

    Amazon SageMaker can create machine learning (ML) models by finding patterns in your IoT data. The service uses these models to process new data and generate predictions for your application.

  • Amazon CloudWatch

    Amazon CloudWatch provides a reliable, scalable, and flexible monitoring solution to help set up, manage, and scale your own monitoring systems and infrastructure.

Communication protocols supported by Amazon IoT Core

These topics provide more information about the communication protocols used by Amazon IoT. For more information about the protocols used by Amazon IoT and connecting devices and services to Amazon IoT, see Connecting to Amazon IoT Core.