Tuya Smart Cloud Platform Overview
Last Updated on : 2020-07-29 06:44:15download
Tuya Smart deploys cloud services around the world and is committed to providing safe, stable, and fast cloud services for customers worldwide. It is capable of concurrently processing hundreds of millions of massive data and delivering uninterrupted computing services of up to 99.99% availability. Tuya integrates global nodes from different cloud platforms to allow users in different regions to access the nearest nodes, which ensures efficient and stable user experience.
Tuya cloud platform provides full lifecycle services, from smart hardware connection to client control, including product definition, simulation test, hardware development, client development, cloud platform interaction, product testing, operations management and data analysis.
To reduce the development threshold and speed up launching production of smart devices, Tuya provides hardware manufacturers and makers with SDK, open and complete cloud platform API and debugging assistant to help them smoothly complete the self-service development. Meanwhile, Tuya cloud platform will help manufacturers to step up to smart software and hardware, aiming to continuously deliver high-quality smart services.
Tuya has deployed data centers in China, East US, West US, Europe, and India, and data acceleration services in Hong Kong and Japan, all of which guarantee the high-availability services. It enables customers' products to be accessed in most populous countries and cities.
Multiple availability zones
Tuya cloud platform provides five availability zones, namely China, East US, West US, Europe, and India. Based on the user's geographic location, it will automatically select the nearest availability to guarantee the fast response time with the smallest data link.
Domestically, Tuya has reached an in-depth cooperation with Tencent Cloud and shares the same level of network link as Tencent. Abroad, Tuya has deployed Amazon Web Services (AWS) with the data centers hosted in multiple cities worldwide, which allows users to access the nearest nodes.
Tuya cloud platform CDN acceleration covers over 500 nodes across cities in China, and over 100 nodes in populous cities abroad. It provides custom DNS and SMS acceleration services based on different local operators to facilitate international business for companies worldwide.
Tuya cloud platform proprietary algorithms allow companies to release products globally and view global data domestically, ensuring that users have safe and stable access to cloud services.
With distributed microservice architecture, Tuya cloud platform can implement auto scaling based on business peaks. The modular architecture design enables scaling out and hot swap of business modules.
Even if Tuya cloud platform weekly releases new functions, it applies a service-based code release mechanism that guarantees your control commands will not be lost.
The core R&D team of Tuya cloud platform has rich experience in architecture and processing massive services. At present, Tuya cloud platform processes hundreds of millions of requests every day. The user data has already exceeded 3 billion, and the storage capacity is nearly 2 PB (2,097,152 GB).
User device security
Tuya cloud platform implements a five-level security strategy to guarantee smart devices security.
Company data security
Company data is stored isolatedly to ensure your data security. Meanwhile, different data storage services are provided for diversified business scenarios, and the core data will be encrypted.
Tuya cloud platform provides multiple calling methods such as HTTP/HTTPS, MQTT and WebSocket. You can export your own business data at any time.
Tuya cloud platform provides connection services with major platforms such as Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Tencent's WeChat.
In consideration of the international market, the distribution of submarine optical fiber cable and actual testing results, Tuya cloud platform has deployed availability zones in five regions, namely Asia, Europe, West US, East US and India.
The code of available zone is composed of two Latin alphabets and is defined as follows.
|Availability zone||Service area||Data center|
|AY||Asia||Tencent Cloud Data Center in Shanghai|
|AZ||West US||AWS Data Center in Oregon|
|UEAZ||East US||Azure Data Center in Virginia|
|EU||Europe||AWS Data Center in Frankfurt|
|IN||India||AWS Data Center in Mumbai|
There are also other selections of data centers deployed in Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, São Paulo and so on, which can flexibly scale availability zone based on your location.
Global networking report
The response time in Chinese cities is less than 40 ms (0.04 s).
The response time in Asian cities is less than 80 ms (0.08 s).
The response time in Europe and Northern America is less than 90 ms (0.09 s).
Response time in Middle East and Africa is also acceptable.
The server connection speed listed in the following table comes from a third-party testing provider. Due to network quality fluctuations, there may be minor deviation.
|Area||Country/Region||City/Province||Server connection speed (ms)|
|Asia||Hong Kong, China||Hong Kong||49|
|Middle East||United Arab Emirates||Dubai||152.772|
|Middle East||Saudi Arabia||Riyadh||81.425|
|Africa||South Africa||Cape Town||298.473|
|North America||United States||Santa Ana||29|
|North America||United States||Kansas||35|
|North America||United States||Los Angeles||38|
|North America||United States||San Jose||23|
|North America||United States||Atlanta||70.117|
|North America||United States||Boulder||36.056|
|North America||United States||Boston||74.252|
|North America||United States||Chicago||88.373|
|South America||Argentina||Buenos Aires||203|
|South America||Brazil||São Paulo||179|
Tuya cloud platform provides cloud services with financial-grade security, and your data is secured by comprehensive protection system. It has established security measures such as real-time log analysis, intrusion prevention, risk perception capability and security management system, implementing technical solutions to communication and data security, including data encryption, ID verification, dynamic password, encrypted tunnel, chip security and virtual devices.