Simon Crosby

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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

by Simon Crosby, on Apr 29, 2021 9:00:00 AM

How can you derive continuously useful intelligence from your event streams to help automate business decisions? This blog provides a worked example using streaming events from Apache Kafka. There are …

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Topics:nodejsstateful lambdaskafka

by Simon Crosby, on Nov 16, 2020 9:38:44 AM

Mark Burgess, of CFEngine and Promise Theory fame, gave this fabulous concluding talk at DevOpsDays Oslo two years ago. He observed that hoping that a complex system is in a …

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by Simon Crosby, on Sep 30, 2020 7:15:00 AM

A Technical Blog Series for Data Architects This multi-part blog series is intended for data architects and anyone else interested in learning how to design modern real-time data analytics solutions …

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Topics:Machine LearningStateful ApplicationsDigital TwinEdge Computingdistributed computingserverlessweb applicationsswimOSstateful lambdaskubernetesswim continuumcontinuous intelligence

by Simon Crosby, on Sep 16, 2020 6:00:00 AM

A Technical Blog Series for Data Architects This multi-part blog series is intended for data architects and anyone else interested in learning how to design modern real-time data analytics solutions …

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Topics:Machine LearningStateful ApplicationsDigital TwinEdge Computingdistributed computingserverlessweb applicationsswimOSstateful lambdaskubernetesswim continuumcontinuous intelligence

by Simon Crosby, on Aug 26, 2020 6:30:00 AM

A Technical Blog Series for Data Architects This multi-part blog series is intended for data architects and anyone else interested in learning how to design modern real-time data analytics solutions …

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Topics:Machine LearningStateful ApplicationsDigital TwinEdge Computingdistributed computingserverlessweb applicationsswimOSstateful lambdaskubernetesswim continuumcontinuous intelligence

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