I know from reading some posts that Particle isn’t ready for large enterprise deployment yet. However, I could use some help in understanding how this might work when it is finally ready.
I ultimately want to connect say 1000 Xenon endpoints (or apparently really repeaters as there is currently no support to make them endpoints) to the cloud via Boron gateways. From what I’ve read I believe that one Boron gateway can (only) directly connect to maybe 5 Xenon repeaters, which in turn can each support 10 Xenon endpoint nodes, or 50 in total. So one Boron would be indirectly connecting to about 50 Xenon repeaters.
So if I needed 1000 endpoint (really repeater) nodes, I would need 20 Boron gateways. These 1000 endpoints would be in an area maybe 1000-2000 feet end to end. In fact how does this work as far as connecting 100s of Xenons in a mesh to Borons. Does a Xenon sense another Xenon or a Boron and then request connection to the network? Given enough Borons is it guaranteed that all 1000 will be able ultimately to connect to some Boron gateway and therefore able to be accessed to both send and receive data? Can Particle Mesh handle a system like this?
I guess I don’t fully understand how a large enterprise system would work, so feel free to share any thoughts to clarify the situation.