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Event Processing in Action by Peter Niblett, Opher Etzion

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Chapter 4. Producing the events

We’ve heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true.

Robert Wilensky

In chapter 2 we discussed the architecture of event processing applications and introduced the model that we are using to describe event processing systems. In this model, and in the majority of event processing systems, there is a distinction between entities that introduce event objects into the event processing system (event producers), the software artifacts that process the events (event processing agents, or EPAs), and the entities that receive the events after processing by the event processing system (event consumers).

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