What’s New in CEP and Stream Analytics

Roy Schulte   22 May 2022 This article represents my personal opinion, not that of my employer, Gartner Inc., or anyone else. We note seven trends that are changing the way organizations use streaming event data and complex-event processing (CEP).  The practice of CEP, including stream analytics and streaming extract-transform-load (ETL), …

The Origins of Complex Event Processing

By David Luckham¹ Complex Event Processing (CEP) was developed on a research project at Stanford University during the 1990’s.  The project, called Rapide, …

Vendors and Products in the Event Stream Processing Market

We can sort modern general-purpose ESP platforms into three major categories: A. Free, community-supported open source; B. Commercial, vendor-supported “open core” products that combine proprietary value-added capabilities with an open-source core; and C. Commercial, closed-source products. We list examples of each.

Causality in Event Stream Analytics

 by  David Luckham and Roy Schulte Modern event stream processing (ESP) platforms (also called stream analytics products) support a combination of ESP …