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Archi & Techno

The Esper CEP ecosystem

Mathieu’s introduction to Complex Event Processing (CEP) has announced a series of articles on various CEP solutions. We begin this series with a post about Esper. Esper, maintained by EsperTech, is a Java platform dedicated to complex event processing and event stream processing (ESP), that is, a collection of frameworks and tools that can be combined to build event-oriented applications and integrate them together. Most of the foundation of such applications is brought by the 3 different Esper packages. These are advertised as “editions”, but…

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Archi & Techno

Complex Event Processing

Today’s information society abounds in a myriad of information flows, computer-based human collaborations, software agent interactions, electronic business transactions, and the explosion of data on the Internet. Understanding what is happening in these environments is becoming increasingly difficult. In other words, we need to find the best ways to make sense of this wealth of data, to improve the quality and availability of information, and to ensure effective responses. Traditional storage and data analysis technologies are not adapted to this exponential growth of volume and…

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