Category: Standards

Mahout on Elastic MapReduce: Running k-means Clustering

Posted on 05/07/09 No Comments

Following up on KMeans Clustering Now Running on Elastic MapReduce, Stephen Green has generously documented the steps that was necessary to get an example of k-Means clustering up and running on Amazon’s Elastic MapReduce (EMR) on the Apache Lucene Mahout wiki. Mahout on Elastic MapReduce by Stephen Green As a side note, there has been [...]

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Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML)

Posted on 04/05/09 No Comments

Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML) is an XML-based language developed by the Data Mining Group (DMG).  PMML provides a standard XML schema for applications to define statistical and data mining models as well as share these models between PMML compliant applications. PMML identifies a number of models including Association Rules, Cluster Models, General Regression, Naive [...]

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A Review of Zabbix – Zabbix Rules! (Part 2)

Posted on 03/23/09 2 Comments

In A Review of Zabbix – Zabbix Rules! (Part 1) we provided a brief introduction to Zabbix in the context of network and security management.  In this post I will discuss Zabbix as an event processing platform. Zabbix is like most event processing platforms.  Zabbix provides both agent-initiated events as well as server-requested events.  In [...]

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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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Predictions for the 2009 CEP Market

Posted on 01/04/09 No Comments

Reposted (adapted) from The Complex Events Forum: David Luckham:  Do you expect the market to expand? No. The entire software market, for the most part, will have a very tough year in 2009, due to a very serious global economic crisis. Firms that have “bet the farm” on capital markets will suffer even more, as [...]

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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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Towards a Streaming SQL Standard

Posted on 09/05/08 No Comments

In More Towards a Streaming SQL Standard, Marc Adler says, “Despite what I think about Streambase’s marketing and sales organization, you must admit that Zdonik and Cherniack are first-class researchers, and have contributed a lot to the field of CEP.” I agree that these gentlemen are top notch researchers, witnessed by the fact that the authors [...]

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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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CEP Center of Excellence for Cybersecurity at Software Park Thailand

Posted on 12/16/07 No Comments

In July 2007, at InformationSecurityAsia2007,  I unveiled an idea to create a cybersecurity CEP Center of Excellence (COE) in Thailand.  Under the collaborative guidance of Dr. Rom Hiranpruk, Deputy Director, Technology Management Center, National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Dr. Prinya Hom-anek, President and Founder, ACIS Professional Center, and Dr. Komain Pipulyarojana, Chief National Security Section, National Electronics [...]

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