by Simon Crosby, on Jan 7, 2022 10:50:16 AM

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

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Topics:swimOS5gkafkaPulsarAkkaActor Paradigmapache pulsarstream analysis

by Simon Crosby, on Aug 6, 2021 9:06:33 AM

Streaming data contains events that are updates to the states of applications, devices or infrastructure. When choosing an architecture to process events, the role of the broker, such as Apache …

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Topics:Actor Paradigmapache kafka

by Simon Crosby, on Jun 28, 2021 8:15:00 AM

The rise of event streaming as a new class of enterprise data that demands continuous analysis is uncontroversial. What’s puzzling is the approaches being taken by the event streaming community …

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Topics:PulsardatabasesAkkaActor Paradigmapache kafka

by Simon Crosby, on Jun 23, 2021 8:15:00 AM

Introduction Next-gen mobile networks have a unique opportunity to deliver powerful services that take advantage of low-latency to devices, high bandwidth networks, and edge computing to deliver services that are …

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Topics:Smart Cities5gActor ParadigmMEC

by Simon Crosby, on Jun 2, 2021 9:00:00 AM

For a growing class of business-critical applications, what’s in an application database is likely to be out of sync with the real world - insights are computed too late to …

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Topics:Traffic Managementbig dataSwim PlatformActor Paradigm

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 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