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Sourcing Strategies for Complex-Event Processing

Published: 23 June 2011

ID: G00213573

Analyst(s): Mary Knox, W. Roy Schulte


Companies that have a business need to do complex-event processing can write custom code, acquire a commercial event-processing platform or acquire a packaged application with embedded CEP. We explore these alternatives by looking at the example of financial services trading systems.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Overview of CEP-Enabled Applications
  • Custom Applications
  • Event-Processing Platform Products
    • CEP Engine
    • Supporting Capabilities
  • Event-Processing Platform With Application-Specific Extensions
  • Packaged CEP-Enabled Applications
  • Recommendations
    • Custom Coding
    • Event-Processing Platforms
    • Packaged Applications
  • Conclusions

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