Gartner Research

Harness Data Integration and Stream Processing to Exploit Event Data

Published: 09 November 2015

ID: G00292865

Analyst(s): Eric Thoo , Lakshmi Randall


The roles of data ingestion, data integration and stream processing in exploiting event data can be complicated. Information leaders must understand patterns of interoperability between these technologies, and evolve their integration strategy to fully incorporate event data in decision making.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Evolve Your Traditional Information Integration Strategy to Address Event Data, and Acquire the Necessary Skills and Technology to Effectively Accommodate the Ever-Expanding Role of Event Data
  • Devise an Approach for Event Data Processing Consistent With Your Use Cases by Evaluating Various Patterns of Interoperability Among Data Ingestion, Integration, and Stream Processing Technologies
    • Pros and Cons of Models Presented in Figures 5 and 6
    • Pros and Cons of Models Presented in Figures 7 and 8
  • Appendix

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