Why We Love Apama

In the rapidly expanding ecosystems of Complex Event Processing (CEP) and Event Stream Processing (ESP, also known as Stream Processing) together known as Streaming Analytics, Apama is no longer the only choice available. The world is becoming ever more digitized, and just as the data flows grow in number and depth, so must the solutions evolve to meet these greater challenges. With both large commercial organizations and the open source community all committing their own offerings, choosing the best has never been more involved.… Read More

Deployment from Designer

The suggested way of deploying Apama applications developed in Designer is by using ‘Apama Ant Export’ on the project. In this blog we will talk about how to deploy a sample on any platform without much alteration to the properties of the project. This blog assumes the reader has a basic degree of knowledge on Ant scripts.

Importing a Project

Firstly, we’ll import one of the Demos already available as part of your installation.… Read More

Correlator status log lines

Correlator status lines allow you to monitor the runtime operational status of a running correlator. When a project is running, correlator status lines are logged every 5 seconds when you start the correlator.

You can specify the interval at which the correlator logs status lines by providing the --logQueueSizePeriod option when you start the correlator.

Where to look for status log lines

The default behavior when a correlator is run from the command line is for the correlator log (which includes the status information) to be written to standard output.… Read More

Apama 9.12.0.3 Community Edition release announcement

The latest release of Apama Community Edition provides two new connectivity plug-ins, an MQTT transport and a native JSON Codec.

MQTT Transport

This connectivity plug-in is a transport for the MQTT protocol (see http://mqtt.org/). MQTT is an extremely lightweight publish/subscribe messaging transport used widely by IoT devices. This allows the Apama correlator to send and receive events from a remote system via an MQTT broker, such as Software AG Universal Messaging.… Read More

Apama Tools Cheatsheet

Apama provides various command line tools that can be used to monitor and manage correlators. In this blog post, we will discuss some of them, focusing on how to use them and for what purposes. The command line tools provide various options which can be viewed by appending --help after the tool name, for example, correlator --help, engine_inject --help etc. We recommend using the Apama Command Prompt available from the Start Menu which ensures that the environment variables are set correctly.… Read More

Apama 9.12 Community Edition release announcement

The latest version of Apama Community Edition has arrived bringing many improvements including new connectivity options, enhancements to EPL and support for additional platforms.

Apama Community Edition core components

The Apama Community Edition core components form a lightweight Apama package that makes it easy to create re-distributable projects based on Apama. The core components do not include any of the commercial third party components that would restrict your freedom to include the Apama Streaming Analytics engine in your own re-distributable projects.… Read More