Category: Message-Oriented Middleware

TIBCO Silver v. Amazon EC2: First Impressions

Posted on 06/09/09 9 Comments

Just coming off a ten day vacation, I was planning to write a few posts on a few “pure” scientific topics like string theory, complexity, and emergence.    However, a few folks contacted me and asked me my opinion on TIBCO Silver; so, I thought I would at least blog on my first impressions. TIBCO’s [...]

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IT Infrastructure: Capability as a Service

Posted on 01/14/09 2 Comments

Our recent post, for example, SOA in Cardiac Arrest, Long Live Services and Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS), combined with many great blog posts I have read in the new year, has got me thinking about IT infrastructure services.   Software as a Service (SaaS) is a bit boring to discuss.  However, Capability as a [...]

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Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)

Posted on 01/01/09 1 Comment

Does Amazon SQS and other “messaging as a service” applications mean that companies can start to think about reducing their ongoing expenses of licensed or hosted messaging systems? According to Amazon, Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) offers a reliable, highly scalable, hosted queue for storing messages as they travel between computers. By using Amazon [...]

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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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More on Why Routing is Not Complex Event Processing

Posted on 09/04/08 2 Comments

Interestingly, CEP is Not BPM, BAM, BRE, BRMS or SOA stimulated many great comments and the rebuttal Smart Order Routing and CEP – Made for Each Other.  James Taylor responded with Business rules, decisions and events.   I followed up with CEP is Not Low Latency Messaging, EAI or ESB and James replied in turn with Still More on Event Processing.  It’s [...]

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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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A Blast from the Past: CEP at Stanford,1998-2003

Posted on 07/07/08 1 Comment

Courtesy of Complex Event Processing at Stanford Complex event processing (CEP) is a new technology. It can be applied to extracting and analyzing information from any kind of distributed message-based system. It is developed from the Rapide concepts of (1) causal event modeling, (2) event patterns and pattern matching, and (3) event pattern maps and [...]

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More on CEP Maturity: Capability Versus Reliability

Posted on 06/03/08 No Comments

Louis Lovas of Progress Apama wrote a complimentary blog entry on the topic at hand, CEP Maturity Models.   In his post, Louis says: “What a CEP platform has tracks independently of what it is capable of doing. ….. What CEP does, is likely what Tim is referring to when he states we’re in the Technology Trigger phase.” [...]

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On the Maturity of CEP

Posted on 05/31/08 4 Comments

Deciphering the Myths Around Complex Event Processing  by Ivy Schmerken stimulated a recent flurry of blog posts about the maturity of CEP, including; Mark Palmer’s CEP Myths: Mature or Not? and Opher Etzion’s On Maturity. I agree with Ivy.  CEP is not yet a mature technology by any stretch of the imagination.  In fact, I agree with all [...]

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Please Welcome Dr. Rainer von Ammon to The CEP Blog

Posted on 02/12/08 No Comments

Today is an especially joyful occasion on The CEP Blog.    I am pleased to announce that one of the world’s top experts on CEP, Dr. Rainer von Ammon, has joined the blog. Dr. Rainer von Ammon is managing director of the Centrum für Informations-Technology Transfer (CITT) in Regensburg. Until October 2005 he was Professor for Software Engineering, specializing in [...]

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