Chapter 12. Emerging directions of event processing

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

We started this book by stating that event processing is an emerging technology, and you can experience the current state-of-the-practice using the Event Processing in Action website. Emerging technologies keep moving, and this chapter reflects the personal opinions of the authors about the emerging directions of event processing.

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • The authors’ reflections on current trends in event processing
  • The authors’ prediction on the future directions of event processing
  • A short epilogue to this book

12.1. Event processing trends

In this section we discuss several trends ...

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