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Learning AWS IoT

By : Agus Kurniawan
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Learning AWS IoT

By: Agus Kurniawan

Overview of this book

The Internet of Things market increased a lot in the past few years and IoT development and its adoption have showed an upward trend. Analysis and predictions say that Enterprise IoT platforms are the future of IoT. AWS IoT is currently leading the market with its wide range of device support SDKs and versatile management console. This book initially introduces you to the IoT platforms, and how it makes our IoT development easy. It then covers the complete AWS IoT Suite and how it can be used to develop secure communication between internet-connected things such as sensors, actuators, embedded devices, smart applications, and so on. The book also covers the various modules of AWS: AWS Greengrass, AWS device SDKs, AWS IoT Platform, AWS Button, AWS Management consoles, AWS-related CLI, and API references, all with practical use cases. Near the end, the book supplies security-related best practices to make bi-directional communication more secure. When you've finished this book, you'll be up-and-running with the AWS IoT Suite, and building IoT projects.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
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Consuming sensor data from Amazon QuickSight

To consume sensor data from Amazon QuickSight, we should provide supported sensor data sources. For the demo, we will consume sensor data from the Excel file. I have prepared this data.  You can download it from

To implement this demo, perform the following steps:

  1. The first step to implement this demo is to register with Amazon QuickSight. At the time of writing, it provides a free scheme with a limited 1 GB storage. You can register at
  2. Next, we create sensor data. For this demo, I will prepare sensor data in Excel. You can download it at You can also create your own sensor data. In general, this sensor data consists of temperature and humidity, as shown in the following screenshot. This data will be uploaded to Amazon QuickSight:

  1. Open Amazon QuickSight and select Manage Data. Then, you can create...