From the got_record sub, we need it to do something other than print out. We need to start down the road toward parsing and processing data. There are a few dispositions that we can entertain within the context of an event and what to do with it.  We need it to: Take an input line […]

From a requirements perspective, we have a couple of long standing requirements.  These are: Scalable No down time Fault tolerant From a functional perspective, we need something that: Takes in events Parses, processes, and routes these events Stores events Displays events Logs, stores, and archives all events. This is good enough to get things rolling. […]

I have been lurking on the INUG – watching the exchange between product management and end users. I cannot help but think that maybe IBM needs a bit of vision from an architect that is not Developer centric. Doesn’t a product start with a vision of “something” that is supposed to address peoples problems? The […]