O'Reilly logo

Event Processing: Designing IT Systems for Agile Companies by W. Roy Schulte, K. Mani Chandy

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

12The Future of Event Processing

Where is event processing going? What new technologies will drive event processing forward? What consumer and industry demands will lead to more event-processing products and businesses? What are the barriers to adoption of the technology? What are the dangers of event-processing technologies? Let’s answer these questions based on the material in the previous chapters.

All animal species—from bacteria to humans—are event-driven. They sense and respond to threats and opportunities as well as routine events such as heartbeats. Storks that do not detect frogs in the reeds die of starvation. Frogs who are forever jumping away from imagined storks die of exhaustion. Let’s learn from nature.

Packs of animals—herds of ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required