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Store Data with Value Streams | Developer Portal : ThingWorx

Project Concept

This project will introduce Values Streams.

Value Streams are a method of storage for Time-Series Data.

You will learn how to create Value Streams and utilize them for storage of Thing Property value-changes, as well as the Time Stamps for those changes.

Project Info

Type Quickstart
Level Getting Started
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published October 17, 2018
Author Jason Wyatt

You'll learn how to

    • Learn the difference between data storage methods
    • Create a Value Stream to store Time-Series Data
    • Tie the Value Stream to a Thing
    • Modify a Logged Property
    • Confirm data storage value changes via a built-in Service
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Things used in this project


This guide may be completed within any environment where you have access to the ThingWorx Foundation server.

This includes both the 30-day hosted Evaluation Server, as well as the 120-day Foundation trial.

Software components:
Previous knowledge:


  • Step 1: Choosing Storage
  • Step 2: Create Value Stream
  • Step 3: Create Thing
  • Step 4: Create Property
  • Step 5: Set Property Values
  • Step 6: Retrieve Logged Values
  • Step 7: Next Steps