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Getting Started with Oracle Event Processing 11g by Lloyd Williams, Robin J. Smith, Alexandre Alves

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Chapter 1. An Overview of Complex Event Processing

In this chapter, you will be introduced to the basic concepts of Complex Event Processing (CEP), its impact today on businesses across all industries, and the key artifacts that together constitute an Event-Driven Solution Platform . Some of the topics we will cover are as follows:

  • What is event processing
  • Relating this to a business in computing terms
  • Use case: A solution for customer problems
  • Key elements of event stream processing
  • Event processing languages and extensibility
  • Holistic event-driven and service-orientated architectures
  • Predicting an event

What is event processing?

In the world around us, every second of every minute of every hour, the human brain is bombarded with a limitless number of ...

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