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S. R. GoniwadaCloud Native Architecture and Designhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-7226-8_6

6. Event-Driven Architecture

Shivakumar R Goniwada1  
Bangalore, India

Event-driven architecture is not new; it has existed since the Unix operating system came on the scene.

Event-driven technology enables high-speed, asynchronous, machine-to-machine, or program-to-program communication with guaranteed, reliable delivery of events. Machines or programs exchange data each other. The queues or channels are the pathways that connect both the sender and the receiver. A sender or producer is a machine or program that sends events by writing data to the queues, and the ...

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