What I think lurks behind the Big Data meme

Some buzzwords can be annoying. Regardless of what your opinion is about the Big Data meme, you’d be hard-pressed to ignore the massive mindshare the term has gained. I think our industry is in danger of getting lost in the rhetoric and chatter, instead of remaining laser-focused on the actual problems that need solving. I’d…

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A simple feedback loop in Rx

Feedback loops are very common and incredibly useful. Unsurprisingly, my colleagues and I keep finding these loops in distributed systems. I thought I’d blog about a simple pattern to express them in Rx. Many thanks to Valery Mizonov, Erik Meijer, and Colin Meek for a fruitful discussion about this topic. Consider a data source emitting…

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Sequences and StreamInsight: Initiating a computation

Colin Meek, Alex Raizman, and I recently blogged about the various gestures that initiate a computation in StreamInsight. The discussion is most relevant with Sequence Integration when the StreamInsight engine is hosted in-memory. Check it out: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/meek/archive/2012/03/21/sequences-and-streaminsight-initiating-a-computation.aspx    

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