MQTT is a machine-to-machine (M2M)/"Internet of Things" connectivity protocol. It was designed as an extremely lightweight publish/subscribe messaging transport. It is useful for connections with remote locations where a small code footprint is required and/or network bandwidth is at a premium. For example, it has been used in sensors communicating to a broker via satellite link, over occasional dial-up connections with healthcare providers, and in a range of home automation and small device scenarios. It is also ideal for mobile applications because of its small size, low power usage, minimised data packets, and efficient distribution of information to one or many receivers (more...)

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July 20th, 2009 - No Comments

With MQTT celebrating its 10th birthday this year, we decided it was time that was given a face-lift. This new site should make it easier to find out what MQTT is and how it’s used.

There are also pointers to implementations of the protocol that are available – both official IBM products and community-written software.

If you have anything you’d like added to the site, please let us know: