Documentation: Connect to data sources

Updates to the Cloud Object Storage Toolkit

The open source Object Storage toolkit is used to create and access files in Object Storage from Streams.  It is been updated with some new...

Connecting to Streaming Analytics in IBM Cloud

Streaming Analytics supports a wide variety of connectors, enabling you to stream data into and out of your Streams applications. These connectors are provided in...

Connect Streaming Analytics to your Enterprise Data using Secure Gateway

Please Note:¬† This tutorial requires a paid instance of the Secure Gateway service. If you don’t have a need for Secure Gateway beyond running this...

Integrating IBM Streams with Apache NiFi

Introduction Many organizations have data stored in files that need to be moved around and processed in many different locations. Apache NiFi provides a solution...

Improving Application Throughput When Consuming From Kafka

In this article I will demonstrate a technique to improve the overall throughput of a Streams application that is consuming messages from Kafka. I will...

Cheat-sheet for connecting Edgent and Streams applications

This post has sample Streams code in Python, Java and SPL for communicating with edge devices running Apache Edgent. It also demonstrates how an Edgent...

Setup instructions for connecting Edgent and Streams applications through the Watson IoT Platform

If you have an Edgent application running on an IoT devices such as a sensor, you can send events from that device to a Streams...

Introducing the Kafka Toolkit

The new Kafka Toolkit enables Streams applications to easily integrate with Apache Kafka. This enables Streams applications to subscribe and publish to Kafka topics with...

Receiving incoming connections in your Streaming Analytics application

How should you develop Streams applications for the cloud that listen for incoming connections?

Introducing the Watson Explorer Toolkit

The new Watson Explorer toolkit enables IBM Streams applications to integrate with the Watson Explorer platform.

Streams and Databases: A quick guide

Are you designing a Streams application that will connect to a database?  The flowchart below will provide a basic overview of which toolkits can be...

How to Change Connections at Runtime with Export and Import

If you have an application that uses the Import and Export operators, you might want to change the export properties or import subscription. This...

Tip: Consuming GPX data in your Streams application

If you are developing a Streams application that uses the Geospatial toolkit to monitor moving objects, you may have come across sample data in GPX...

Developing Streams Applications With the JDBCRun Operator

This article will show how to use the JDBC toolkit to connect to relational databases from Streams applications running on-prem and in the cloud.

IBM Streams Network Toolkit Overview

IBM Streams 4.2 brings many exciting new capabilities to the customer especially in the area of specialized toolkit. One of the new toolkits that was...