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Send Windows Server Data to ThingSpeak using PowerShell

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Do you maintain Windows Servers? If so, you might want to track server resources. ThingSpeak accepts data from anything and fits perfectly for server monitoring, visualization, and analysis. [NotHans] released a PowerShell Script to report Windows Server disk free space to ThingSpeak. Once in ThingSpeak, use a ThingSpeak to visualize server resources… read more >>

Database Performance Upgrades #featurefriday 1

Posted by Hans Scharler,

With over 20,000 active streams of “Internet of Things” data, the servers that make up ThingSpeak.com are humming.  We recently made extensive upgrades to the database system that stores all of data generated by things from all around the world.
“We switched to SSD drives for all of our database servers,”… read more >>

CheerLights Arduino Sketch for FastLED Compatible Lights #featurefriday

Posted by Hans Scharler,

We just created a FastLED and Arduino tutorial and Arduino Sketch to read in the latest CheerLights color and display it on FastLED compatible lights. CheerLights is a global network of colored lights that all synchronize to one color based on Twitter. People all around the world have built very creative displays of the latest… read more >>

Templates for Plugin Widgets #featurefriday 1

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Plugin Widgets allow you to create custom visualizations for your ThingSpeak Channels by using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS. We just added a new feature that allows you to start with templates. We created a Google Gauge and a two axis chart widget!

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Instant TweetControls #featurefriday

Posted by Hans Scharler,

We spent some time enhancing our TweetControl App. TweetControl allows you to control things with Twitter. You setup a TweetControl to listen for a keyword mentioned on Twitter and we execute any web service API call that you specify. Developers have created racing cars, political campaign trackers, and we use… read more >>