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Smart Cities

CrateDB empowers smart cities by providing a scalable and real-time database solution. It enables efficient management and analysis of diverse urban data sources, facilitating data-driven decision-making for optimizing services such as transportation, energy, waste management, and public safety.

Urban Infrastructure Monitoring

Real-time Data Collection: CrateDB facilitates real-time collection of data from various urban infrastructure components, such as transportation systems, energy grids, and water networks. This includes data from IoT sensors, cameras, and other monitoring devices deployed throughout the city.

Anomaly Detection and Optimization: CrateDB is used to analyze the collected data to detect anomalies, identify inefficiencies, and optimize the operation of urban infrastructure. By monitoring parameters such as traffic flow, energy consumption, and water usage, CrateDB helps city authorities identify areas for improvement and implement targeted interventions to enhance infrastructure efficiency and sustainability.


Data-driven Governance and Decision-making

Centralized Data Management: CrateDB serves as a centralized database solution for storing and analyzing diverse urban datasets, including demographic information, transportation data, environmental metrics, and citizen feedback. By consolidating this data in one platform, CrateDB enables city officials to access comprehensive insights and make informed decisions.

Predictive Analytics and Policy Formulation: CrateDB leverages advanced analytics techniques, such as predictive modeling and machine learning, to analyze urban data and forecast future trends. This enables city authorities to anticipate emerging challenges, formulate effective policies, and allocate resources strategically to address urban issues and improve citizen services.


Smart Service Optimization

Real-time Service Monitoring: CrateDB enables real-time monitoring of smart city services, such as transportation, waste management, and public safety. By collecting and analyzing data on service usage, performance metrics, and citizen feedback, CrateDB provides insights to optimize service delivery and enhance operational efficiency.

Dynamic Resource Allocation: CrateDB facilitates dynamic resource allocation for smart city services based on real-time demand patterns and service requirements. By analyzing data on service usage, traffic flows, and environmental conditions, CrateDB helps city authorities allocate resources such as transportation vehicles, waste collection routes, and emergency response teams more efficiently, ensuring optimal service levels and responsiveness.


Real-time infrastructure monitoring use case

Watch this webinar with our customer O-CELL. To develop a real-time monitoring solution, they needed a scalable and fault tolerant database with a flexible data schema storage upgrades and ease of use for deploying additional resources.  Being their database since an early stage, CrateDB has adapted to O-CELL business needs, offering scalability, reliability, and speed, essential for real-time monitoring. 

"With CrateDB it was extremely easy to have a single place that we could query through our entire system within milliseconds at any moment in time, and this was impossible before."
Dmytro Boguslavskyy CTO & Co-Founder kooky (connected cup system) Learn more
"Having a full tolerant cluster with automatic data replication and easy addition of a new node to scale seemed like a very good promise."
Charles-Edouard Ruault Co-Founder O-CELL (smart buildings) Learn more
"Our success depends on our ability to give property managers real-time insight to monitor air conditioning costs and tenant comfort. If that data is unavailable to use for any reason, our solution is ineffective. We needed a database purpose-built for IoT, and CrateDB was the best solution."
Ignacio Suarez CEO Roomonitor (air control) Learn more