All of these market-driven buzzwords are square pegs that fit almost perfectly into the square holes of traditional event processing. There is nothing evolutionary nor revolutionary about the technologies.
Remember when Europeans sailed large ships across the great Atlantic ocean and “discovered” America?* What about the*native Americans who lived in harmony with the vast natural resources and “discovered America” long before the foreign ships sailed into their lands.
The same holds true, metaphorically, in information technology. It is*encouraging*to see folks developing an understanding about solving complex distributed computing problems as they develop,*acquire and market software for their customers.
However, this is not new, nor evolutionary nor revolutionary to IT professionals who have been doing this for many years.
Many readers have read the hype, experienced the Orwellian marketspeak, watched the positioning debates, and seen poorly managed software companies play the game of analyst-chasing (similar to ambulance chasing when you think about it). Finally, the up-to-date definitions, and hopefully a bit of... (0 Replies)