A smart factory organizes itself without human intervention to produce the desired products. This blog post explores how data streaming powered by Apache Kafka helps connect and move data to the cloud at scale in real-time, including a case study from BMW and a simple lightboard video about the related enterprise architecture.
This blog post explores the state of data streaming for manufacturing in 2023. The evolution of industrial IoT, manufacturing 4.0, and digitalized B2B and customer relations require modern, open, and scalable information sharing. The foci are trending enterprise architectures in the manufacturing industry and data streaming customer stories from BMW, Mercedes, Michelin, or Siemens. A complete slide deck and on-demand video recording are included.
Use cases and architectures for Kafka deployments at the edge, including retail stores, cell towers, trains, small factories, restaurants… Hardware and software components to realize edge and hybrid Kafka infrastructures.