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A Self-Provisioning Mechanism in OpenStack for IoT Devices

Departamento Informatica y Automatica, ETSI Informatica, UNED Juan del Rosal 16, 28040 Madrid, Spain
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Academic Editor: Leonhard Reindl
Sensors 2016, 16(8), 1306;
Received: 29 June 2016 / Revised: 30 July 2016 / Accepted: 13 August 2016 / Published: 17 August 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Intelligent Internet of Things (IoT) Networks)
The aim of this paper is to introduce a plug-and-play mechanism for an Internet of Things (IoT) device to instantiate a Software as a Service (SaaS) application in a private cloud, built up with OpenStack. The SaaS application is the digital avatar of a physical object connected to Internet. As a proof of concept, a Vending Machine is retrofitted and connected to Internet with and Arduino Open Hardware device. Once the self-configuration mechanism is completed, it is possible to order a product from a mobile communication device. View Full-Text
Keywords: Internet of Things; cloud computing; openstack; arduino Internet of Things; cloud computing; openstack; arduino
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Solano, A.; Dormido, R.; Duro, N.; Sánchez, J.M. A Self-Provisioning Mechanism in OpenStack for IoT Devices. Sensors 2016, 16, 1306.

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