Chapter 4The Potential of EDA


According to rock-and-roll legend, Johnny Rotten once said, “I don’t know what I want but I know how to get it.” He didn’t realize it, but he was predicting the current state of event-driven architecture (EDA). The uses of EDA are many, and the range of misunderstanding about them is just as impressive. Before we plunge into the practical issues involved in implementing EDA, we thought it would make sense to catch our breath for a moment and look in more depth at why EDA is a good idea for some (but not all!) enterprise computing scenarios.

EDA has the potential to transform IT and computing on many levels. The paradigm can improve existing modes of IT, as well as introduce wholly new ways ...

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