Month: March 2019

Cloud, GCP

Spanner – GCP custom SQL solution

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) offers 3 SQL engines as a service: MySQL 5.6/5.7, PostgreSQL 9.6 and Spanner. MySQL and PostgreSQL are quite well known across the world. Spanner is completely new player – Google’s own product dedicated to handle thousands of requests. When we setup the database, it is required to specify number of nodes …

beacon, IoT

Change battery in estimote beacon

There is a lot of videos across YouTube how to change battery in proximity beacons (big, blue one). It is quite simple as they are dedicated for such operation. But is that possible with stickers? Officialy not, but… Lets see how looks single beacon sticker (usually few cm over few cm) and it is flat. …