Thinking Differently About Messaging 7

If you’re an old hand at messaging, but new to data distribution, the phrase “data-centric design” may sound like just a new way of describing the same old architectures. But data-centric and message-centric thinking differ in subtle-yet-important ways. Understanding those differences will help you pick the right tool for each job. More…

Complex Event Processing – Making sense of all your data Reply

So you have a distributed system and you’re happily sending data between nodes in your system. The consumer applications are consuming the data your producer applications are producing, and everything is running smoothly. Now, that doesn’t sound like any system you know does it? Distributed systems are by nature complex. Nodes and applications are not straight producers or consumers; they’re a bit of both. And there’s always some resource contention. This is where Complex Event Processing (CEP) comes on the scene. CEP allows you to run queries on streams of data in real-time, either transforming the data or triggering alerts based on data content. Let me explain by talking about a couple of use cases.

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