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How to Choose Design Patterns for Event-Processing Applications

Published: 26 August 2011

ID: G00214719

Analyst(s): W. Roy Schulte

Summary

Most business systems that leverage events and complex-event processing apply one or more of five design patterns. Assign an enterprise architect, lead business analyst or advanced technology specialist to investigate the design patterns and how they'll affect CEP platforms.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Analysis

  • Introduction
  • Five Patterns for Event-Processing Systems
  • Core Model of CEP
    • Event Capture
    • Dissemination and Computation
    • Using the Output
  • Front-End, Event-Processing Subsystem Pattern
    • Description
    • How It Works
    • Where to Use This Pattern
  • Basic Sense-and-Respond Pattern
    • Description
    • How It Works
    • Where to Use This Pattern
  • Monitor Pattern
    • Description
    • How It Works
    • Where to Use This Pattern
  • Multisystem Monitor Pattern
    • Description
    • How It Works
    • Where to Use This Pattern
  • ENS Pattern
    • Description
    • How It Works
    • Where to Use This Pattern
  • What You Need to Know

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