Noteworthy services

Drogue Cloud consists of multiple internal and external services, as explained in this chapter. The following sub-sections list a few of the core services, considered interfacing points for users of Drogue Cloud.


Management API

The management access to the device registry.


Protocol endpoints, used for devices to communicate with the system.

HTTP endpoint

A general purpose HTTP endpoint.

It provides API compatible with:

  • Drogue IoT

  • The Things Network

  • Eclipse Hono

MQTT endpoint

A general purpose MQTT endpoint, providing a Drogue IoT specific API.

Command endpoint

A drop-off point, with an HTTP API, for cloud-to-device messages.


Integration services allow cloud side applications to interface with Drogue IoT, in order to communicate with devices.

MQTT Integration

The MQTT integration is a multi-application, push based integration, which allows to use MQTT v3.1.1 and v5 for receiving events coming from devices.

It provides events in the MQTT cloud events format 1.0, in both structured and binary mode.