Jeff Tao, TDengine: Becoming the de-facto standard IoT big data platform

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TDengine builds innovative products to collect, store, compute, and analyze time-series data, based on the team’s deep understanding of the applications and characteristics of time-series data. Its flagship product TDengine is an open source time-series database with high performance, scalability and SQL support.

What are the main IoT big data trends you're seeing at the...

IoT Tech Expo 2021: Smart buildings, digital transformation and measuring success

An image depicting IoT in action in a manufacturing factory.

The Internet of Things (IoT) has certainly come a long way since it was first coined, purely as a concept, by Kevin Ashton in 1999 during his time working with Procter&Gamble. Ashton, who was working in supply chain optimisation at the time, hoped to draw senior management's attention to a new tech called RFID.

Since then, IoT has crept into various aspects of our lives, from voice assistants to smartwatches, and they are shaping the way we work, talk, and engage with each...