Extracting Value from IoT Using Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Synapse Analytics, and Confluent Cloud

End to end solution for ingesting and analysing IoT data in near real-time

Abhishek Gupta
1 min readOct 15, 2021

It’s possible to build seamless device-to-cloud experience with the integrations between Azure and Confluent Cloud. The example provided in this blog post showcases how the following capabilities of Azure and Confluent Cloud are leveraged:

  • A fully managed platform for data in motion and self-managed connectors from Confluent
  • A secure connection from Confluent to Azure
  • A highly distributed and scalable data management solution from Azure
  • A limitless analytics service offered by Azure that brings together data integration, enterprise data warehousing, and big data analytics
  • A fully managed microservice development platform on Azure

The following diagram provides high-level architecture of the end-to-end solution:

Architecture overview

You can check out the blog post in its entirety here — https://www.confluent.io/blog/real-time-iot-data-integration-and-analytics-with-confluent-cloud-and-azure/



Abhishek Gupta

Principal Developer Advocate at AWS | I ❤️ Databases, Go, Kubernetes