The implementation viewpoint is the manifestation of each of the previous viewpoints. The business viewpoint ultimately drives the selection of technologies, with considerations for costs, time constraints, business strategy, regulation, and the vision for the future.
The implementation viewpoint describes the ultimate structure and distribution of the system components and how they are connected. The required interfaces, protocols, and behaviors are defined. Functional components defined in the usage viewpoint are mapped to implementation components.
IIoT implementations typically follow established architectural patterns, including the following:
- Three-tier architecture
- Gateway-mediated Edge connectivity
- Edge-to-cloud ...