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10.2 Proxy v.s. Node

When making a choice between use of a Proxy or a Node, several considerations must be taken into account.

LightweightGUIWorks independentlyEasy maintenanceAutomatic DB creation1Local administrationReady for embedded hardwareOne way TCP connectionsCentralised configurationGenerates notifications
Node No Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes No Yes
Proxy Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
[1] Automatic DB creation feature only works with SQLite. Other databases require manual setup.