Category: Event Processing Technical Society

Disadvantages of Rule-Based Systems (Part 1)

Posted on 03/05/10 8 Comments

In Orwellian Event Processing the discussion moved away from my original intent, which was primarily to discuss the vendor-state-of-denial regarding the prior art for processing complex events, and gravitated toward a discussion on the “inefficiencies” of rule-based systems.  I was surprised learn that there are professionals who believe that there is no basis in fact [...]

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Quiz: Event Processing 101

Posted on 07/19/09 4 Comments

Take the quiz.  Event Processing 101. The big question is, “Who will copy me and start posting CEP/EP quizzes next?” Stay tuned for my next CEP/EP quiz, after I return from a 2 week vacation (sometime in August!) Quizzes by Quibblo.com

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Proposed EPTS Steering Committee Reorganization

Posted on 12/22/08 2 Comments

Following up to my earlier posts on Event Processing Technical Society (EPTS) related topics, I am proposing a draft reorganization of the EPTS Steering Committee. The current EPTS Steering Committee was structured as follows: # Industry Primary EPTS-Related Technology Comments 1 Software Company Event Stream Processing / Continuous Query Vendor 2 Software Company Event Stream [...]

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Twenty Four CEP Public Presentations on SlideShare

Posted on 11/03/08 2 Comments

For archiving purposes, I have uploaded 24 public CEP presentations that I presented over an 18 month period at various conferences from March 14, 2006 to September 21, 2007.  These presentations can be viewed here.  For example, my first public CEP presentation: View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: event processing) So far, I [...]

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Gartner Event Processing Summit (and EPTS Meeting), Sept 2008

Posted on 08/30/08 3 Comments

Many folks have been sending me email, inquiring if I will be attending the Gartner Event Processing Summit, September 15-16 or the 4th Event Processing Symposium, September 17-19, 2008 (the EPTS meeting).    I regret not attending either event this year and will miss getting together with everyone.  In addition, I would like to thank Opher and the EPTS team for [...]

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EPTS: Proposed Event Processing Definitions, September 20, 2006

Posted on 08/21/08 No Comments

For interested readers, here are the event processing definitions we provided to the (future) EPTS working group on September 20, 2006, coordinated (edited) by David Luckham and Roy Schulte; adaptive process management (n.) an element of resource and business process management, adaptive search and event processing. Sometimes referred to as “Level 4” event processing or process [...]

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EPTS: An Event Processing Marketing Society (EPMS)

Posted on 08/13/08 No Comments

A number of months ago we posted Some Comments on the EPTS Member Agreement where we concluded, in summary: “I have quite a few other concerns the with EPTS Member Agreement.   Basically, the agreement needs to be written with an eye toward a more flexible, open and inclusive process that puts the future of the EPTS square [...]

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The Fallacy of Self-Fulfilling CEP Use Case Studies

Posted on 08/06/08 No Comments

I am back at the glaring computer screen after a day in Lamphun, Northern Thailand, hanging out will my friends who are preparing for a Bonsai tree competition.  I spent the day eating Thai and Chinese food and relaxing in a lounge chair under imported blue palm trees with the sound of exotic birds making background music to [...]

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On CEP as a Discipline

Posted on 08/05/08 No Comments

In  CEP as a Discipline,  David Luckham wrote:  “Actually, it is fair to say that some of CEP can be found in other disciplines. Event processing has been going on in one form or another, for the past 50 years. Simulation, Networking, Active DBs, Middleware. { …. } CEP has only just begun. The foundations [...]

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A Blast from the Past: Processing Patterns for Predictive Business, March 2006

Posted on 07/09/08 No Comments

For readers interested in complex event processing and a few of the challenges the industry faces, here is a presentation from 28 months back called Processing Patterns for Predictive Business.   This presentation was delivered at the first Workshop on Event Processing – Presentations at IBM Research Labs, Yorktown Heights, March 14-16th 2006. The same key points of [...]

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