by Simon Crosby, on May 28, 2021 8:45:00 AM

“Edge AI” is no more of a market than “Edge Linear Regression”. AI at the network edge (or anywhere else) is useless unless it’s applied to a specific problem, which …

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by Simon Crosby, on May 26, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Brokers don’t run applications - they just act as a buffer between the real world and an application that analyzes them. An event stream processor (in Apache Kafka/Pulsar terms) or …

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by Simon Crosby, on May 18, 2021 11:03:50 AM

Organizations are drowning in streams of data and it's only going to get worse. Sure, lots of it can be stored, but most of it is only fleetingly useful Traditional …

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Topics:swimOSstreamingbig datacontinuous intelligenceActor Paradigm

by Simon Crosby, on May 11, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Event Streams are the Future of Big Data (Tune in to my presentation to the Apache Kafka EU Summit on Wednesday 12 May, to learn how to build a Swim …

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Topics:swimOSSwim Platformcontinuous intelligencekafkaActor Paradigm

by Simon Crosby, on May 10, 2021 8:15:00 AM

It’s a catchy phrase, I guess, for the twitterati. But apart from the obvious - there's lots of oil and we're drowning in data - the image tells you everything …

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by Simon Crosby, on May 7, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Like (Apache 2.0 licensed) Swim, Apache Flink is a distributed processing engine for stateful computation on unbounded and bounded data streams. Both run distributed applications using clustered resources, and perform …

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by Simon Crosby, on May 6, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Applications that deliver continuous intelligence from streaming data must analyze a boundless stream of updates that can’t be stored or delayed, even during a network partition. The “fire and forget” …

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Topics:Machine Learningweb agentsevent streamingkSQLkafkaPulsarconsistencydatabases

by Simon Crosby, on May 4, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Recently several developers have asked me to compare Swim (OSS SwimOS) with other well known Actor Systems and especially Akka, which is a widely used Actor based language. Simply put, …

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Topics:swimOSweb agentsjavaAkkaActor Paradigm