Gartner Research

Rule Engines and Event Processing

Published: 08 November 2010

ID: G00208509

Analyst(s): W. Roy Schulte , Jim Sinur


Complex-event processing and business rule processing are complementary technologies. They are valuable separately, and, together, they support fast-responding business systems that are even more powerful.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Rule Engines
  • BRMSs
  • BRMS and Event-Processing Platform Similarities
  • Request-Driven Versus Event-Driven Modes of Operation
  • Temporal Support
  • Individual Versus Set-Based Processing
  • Combinations
  • Summary

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