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This page will help you decide whether to use an IoT SDK or the IoT REST API, get an EUM App Key, and direct you to instructions for capturing and reporting data.

IoT Monitoring is available for both SaaS and on-prem EUM Server deployments. To configure the on-prem EUM Server for IoT Monitoring, see Enable the Collection of IoT Data.

SDKs vs REST API

The IoT SDKs use the REST API to transmit data to the EUM Server. By handling HTTP requests, serializing JSON, and managing events in memory, the SDKs make it easier to capture and report data, so you can focus on instrumenting your application. For platforms other than C++ or Java, you can take advantage of the wide variety of HTTP(S) and JSON libraries to use the IoT REST API to report data. 

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