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 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 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 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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