One of the main ways that IBM Streams sets itself apart is its extensive tooling. Streams Studio is a great example of this. Studio is your hub for your SPL application development, test, debug, and launch.
We have updated the Streaming Analytics service in Bluemix today! This update introduced two exciting features: SPSS Analytics Toolkit Support and a new Streams Console, specifically designed for Bluemix.
In the latest beta refresh of the Bluemix Streaming Analytics Service, we have added support for the SPSS Analytics Toolkit. With this support, your Streams application can now perform in-stream predictive scoring using one of your predefined SPSS models.
Streams integrates with other technologies using adapters to popular protocols such as TCP, ODBC, Kafka, JMS, MQTT and HDFS, just to name a few. REST is another established protocol that is gaining popularity because of its use in many cloud-based services. This article describes how to use Streams HTTP adapters to integrate SPL applications to Cloudant and other RESTful, web-based services.