Java Application API: Setting parameter values

The IBM Streams project and the IBMStreams GitHub repository contain a very rich set of toolkits to perform ingestion, parsing and analytic operations. The Java Application API provides the ability to invoke operators from any of these toolkits, regardless of whether the operator is written in Java, C++ or SPL. One of the challenges with invoking...  Continue reading Java Application API: Setting parameter values

Integrating with Cloudant and many other RESTful Services

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...  Continue reading Integrating with Cloudant and many other RESTful Services

Streams 4.0 — Expert Advice on Environment Variables

Have you wondered how the experts use Streams? Are you sick of typing in your domain and instance names? Luckily, by intelligently using environment variables, you can significantly streamline your Streams life. Give the interactive streamtool a try Streams 4.0 has a great new feature called the interactive streamtool interface. Give this a try before resorting solely...  Continue reading Streams 4.0 — Expert Advice on Environment Variables