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Using Stream Analytics with Event Hubs

This post will show you how to use the new Stream Analytics service with Azure Event Hubs to process streaming event data in near real time. Background Stream Analytics is a new service that enables near real time complex event processing over streaming data.  Combining Stream Analytics with Azure Event Hubs enables near real time… Read more

Device Simulator for Event Hubs

This post will show how to build a simulator to send messages to Azure Event Hubs. Background I have been doing a lot of work with Event Hubs stream processing lately, and I find that I need different types of device simulators.  I need one that sends a few messages, one that continuously sends a… Read more

Scaling Azure Event Hubs Processing with Worker Roles

This post will show how to host an Azure Event Hubs EventProcessorHost in a cloud service worker role. Background Imagine that you have a scenario where you have a solution that needs to ingest millions of events per second, and you need to process these events in near real time.  There are many scenarios where… Read more

Use JMS and Azure Event Hubs with Eclipse

This post will show how to use Eclipse to build a web application that uses JMS to send AMQP 1.0 messages to Azure Event Hubs. Background I have been working on a project that leverages Azure Event Hubs, Azure Stream Analytics, and other related technologies to demonstrate a highly scalable IOT platform.  Since many of… Read more