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Firmware

Introduction

Golioth is a cloud services platform for IoT devices. One accepted model for understanding services like those provided by golioth is the Client Server Model. Applying Client/Server to the IoT stretches the definition a bit but will prove useful for introducing our Device SDK.

Device SDK Architecture Diagram
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The code contained within the DSDK plays the client role in that it is the initaior of communications to a Golioth server. The point is, Whether you have one device or many they can use the DSDK to connect a central Golioth "server" which assists the device and you with day to day functions.

Our DSDK currently abstracts the following services:

  • Authentication
  • Firmware Updates
  • telemetry reporting via LightDB
  • Bulk data streaming via LightDB Stream
  • System Logging

The following sections will provide overviews and detailed guides on how to consume these services from an embedded, or firmware, development context.