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Minneapolis-based ObjectFX Corporation has announced version 4.1 of SpatialFX, the company's Java/J2EE spatial enterprise software platform. The new release is being demonstrated this week at JavaOne. Version 4.1 includes enhanced spatial "rule and event" processing, a new 3D visualization option, and compatibility with North American street level data from NAVTEQ. SpatialFX 4.1 strengthens the company's ability to address the growing and evolving market for location-based applications and technology, a market which IDC has labeled "Spatial Information Management." The new product release includes capabilities that enable customers to integrate spatial capabilities more tightly into their internal business processes, as well as to provide more accurate portrayal of geospatial context through 3D visualization. "Most organizations today lack a flexible, scalable platform fo... (more)

Where We Are and Where We Need to Be With SOA?

The success of SOA runs two ways. SOA serves as the catalyst for organizational change, yet an organization must be ready to embrace these new dimensions opened up by SOA. The latest survey data shows most organizations are just starting on their SOA journeys. Why do enterprises set out to build a Service Oriented Architecture, but end up with a "Service Averse Architecture"? There are many promises being made about the potential of SOA these days, followed by disillusionment as these promises don't pan out. However, SOA is more than a single IT project or even a series of implementations. Rather, SOA represents a long-term change in thinking and management of all aspects of the enterprise. SOA not only decomposes technology into loosely coupled systems, but also decomposes organizations into "loosely coupled businesses." This session will look at the latest survey d... (more)

Service Oriented Unified Process

Service orientation is one of the most popular trends of these recent years, but there are not any metrics on it. Hence you can not consume SOA in a project with a specific measuring. On the other side, Unified Process (especially RUP) has powerful abilities on such developments. In our discussion Chris Shayan is going to demonstrate that we can combine SOA and RUP with each other and finally make a Service Oriented Unified Process. Speaker Bio: Chris Shayan has authored three books which are on Flash ActionScript, UML and RUP. In addition, he has developed two open source frameworks which are Paradise RAD and AOJF. Also, Chris has participated in various open source projects such as hibernate, struts, liferay and etc. He has been a Java EE architect for about 3 years and right now he is CTO of ASHNA Samane Company. Register Now for SOA World Conference & Expo 2008 ... (more)

AJAX & Flash Based RTView 5.0 Released

SL Corporation, a provider of real-time monitoring, analytics, and visualization software, today announced the availability of RTView version 5.0. This latest release allows users to mix and match a variety of Web 2.0 technologies – including AJAX and Flash – to deliver the most efficient real-time visibility applications for their needs, without requiring any technical knowledge of the Web 2.0 technologies.  RTView version 5.0 offers a hybrid approach that allows users to choose whichever Web 2.0 technology is most efficient to handle the rendering of Web pages and objects. The ability to mix and match Web 2.0 technologies means that some graphics can be images pushed out from the server, while others are rendered on the client. Further, because RTView handles all of the underlying Web 2.0 programming, the way each graphic is rendered and presented can ... (more)

EPTS4: The Future, from the Vendors

EPTS4 day 2 started with a a keynote by Susan Urban of Texas Tech Uni on a Roadmap for Research Directions. Susan comes from the active database world and was talking about fun stuff like distributed event processing agents and so forth. Susan emphasized “intelligence” as the ultimate goal (and hence of course CEP’s use for “operational intelligence”). Susan mentioned for example her baggage being routed to arrive ahead of her as an example of this (which, coincidentally, is also a TIBCO CEP use case for one of our airline customers). Future research directions include things like formalizing the semantics of the event cloud, modelling validation and correctness, and future visualizations in dashboards. Susan’s best quote for me was “you need an event processing language that embeds SQL, not the other way round”. This directly mirrors our thinking with TIBCO Busine... (more)

Oracle Executive to Keynote on Rich Enterprise Applications at AJAX World

SYS-CON Events today announced that Oracle's Ashish Mohindroo (pictured) will deliver the Opening Keynote at the 7th International AJAX World Conference & Expo (ajaxworld.com), being held June 22-23 in New York City. In his session, "Breaking the Collaboration Barrier with Rich Enterprise Applications," Mohindroo - who launched and continues to lead the global Go-To-Market Initiatives for Oracle's SOA, Complex Event Processing (CEP), Business Process Management (BPM), Master Data Management (MDM), and Developer Tools product offerings and is a major driver behind Oracle's recognized leadership in SOA - will speak about REA and collaboration including Oracle's vision on how you can rapidly create collaboration tools, mashup existing applications, inject Portal capabilities into plain web apps, and build scalable Enterprise 2.0-style applications that render rich user ... (more)

Map/Reduce, Twitter, RabbitMQ, and CEP – A More Realistic Example (part 1.5)

Progress Update I’ve updated all of my RabbitMQ installations to 1.7.1 and started to clear the Eclipse cobwebs out of my head and have found out that I do actually remember enough Java to be dangerous. Twitter OnRamp I’ve modified the gist Twitter Client into what I refer to as an OnRamp – we use OnRamps to get messages/event onto the information Super Highway.  In the Twitter OnRamp, I’ve subscribed to the samples.json feed and am publishing “jsonObject.getString(“text”)” to the RabbitMQ bus.  Before we talk about particulars regarding the AMQP specifics, I’d like to briefly touch upon load balancing, especially since we’re going to deploy the example in EC2 when we’re done here. The Picture on the Whiteboard Let’s paint a virtual whiteboard picture – on the left side of the board, you’ve got the Twitter OnRamp.  The Twitter OnRamp is publishing tweets onto the... (more)

CEP in the Cloud – It’s Happening!

I’ve worked with Michael DiStefano – and Michael gets grid.  Here’s an article that talks about some of the work that Michael has accomplished in the area of CEP Service Clouds and the integration of his work with GigaSpaces. ... (more)

SoftwareAG Unveils New Internet of Things Solution Accelerator

By Bob Gourley An Essential Starter Kit for Any CIO Considering the Internet of Things or Software Companies Needing a Jumpstart Reston, VA, May 27, 2014 – Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) today unveiled its Internet of Things (IoT) Solution Accelerator, a tightly-bundled set of smart tools that help business leaders gain actionable insights from different, disparate data sources in real-time enabling them to make better business decisions. The new Software AG IoT Solution Accelerator enables data analysts to quickly and easily visualize and analyse the performance of their devices individually or together. It also allows the rapid development of “Smart Systems” that respond in real-time to patterns in event and sensor data. The IoT Solution Accelerator comprises and combines five essential components: (1) out-of-the-box real-time, advanced streaming analytics;... (more)

PR Newswire Summary of Technology Copy, April 23, 2007

Following is a summary of high technology news releases transmitted today by PR Newswire. The full text of these releases is available at the PR Newswire for Journalists, http://media.prnewswire.com/. AQM043 04/23/2007 00:05 r f Destiny-Media-Canada (VANCOUVER) Destiny Media Technologies' Play MPE Digital Media Distribution System Launches in Canada AQM016 04/23/2007 01:00 r f Ellex-Lasers-FDA (ADELAIDE) Ellex Gains US FDA Approval for 30XL Laser Slit Lamp HKM001 04/23/2007 02:00 r f TMIC-Revision-ERN (TOKYO) Trend Micro Announces Revision of Forecasts of Consolidated Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year Ending December 31 UKF031 04/23/2007 02:00 r f Autonomy-Corporation (SAN FRANCISCO) Federal Teams Leave Convera FAST to Join Autonomy CLM064 04/23/2007 02:30 r f OH-Owens-Saint-Gobain (TOLEDO) Owens Corning & Saint-Gobain Proposed Joint Venture Up... (more)

UC4 Named a Strong Performer in Complex Event Processing Platforms by Independent Research Firm

BELLEVUE, WA and VIENNA, AUSTRIA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/04/09 -- UC4 Software, a leading provider of workload automation and IT process optimization solutions, today announced it was among the select companies that independent research firm Forrester Research, Inc. invited to participate in its August 2009 report, "The Forrester Wave(TM): Complex Event Processing Platforms, Q3 2009." In this evaluation, UC4 was cited as a strong performer for its complex event processing platform. UC4 received a top score for its business end-user tools. The report evaluated the solutions of nine complex event processing (CEP) vendors across several categories, including the quality of its current offering, company strategy, and market presence. UC4 was judged alongside several of the largest global enterprise technology providers, receiving a top score for several of the evaluation... (more)