Connecting to a cloud-based server means your IoT boards have networking capabilities, which are used to connect to a remote server. You can use either an Ethernet module or a wireless module on IoT boards.
There are many platforms for cloud-based servers you can integrate with IoT boards. In this section, we will explore some cloud-based server platforms.
Microsoft started its cloud service with Microsoft Azure, which provides many options for solving your IT problems. Microsoft provides the Azure portal to manage your cloud services. The Azure portal is shown in the following screenshot:
For further information about Microsoft Azure, I recommend you visit https://azure.microsoft.com/ ...