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What is Coral8?

Friday, January 18, 2008 by Dave Winer.

Continuing the thread on decentralized Twitter... Permalink to this paragraph

I read this story on DBMS2, as part of the initial discussion, that explained there is commercial-grade software used by the financial industry that they believe can handle, reliably, much greater traffic than Twitter is handling now. Permalink to this paragraph

The category is called CEP, an acronym for Complex Event Processing. Permalink to this paragraph

This evening, a comment from Mark Tsimelzon, the CTO of Coral8, one of the leading companies in this area. He offers a pointer to their developer site, a download of the software, and help when needed. Permalink to this paragraph

An interesting turn! Permalink to this paragraph


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