On December 1, 2021, ‘someone’ (cough, cough) decided, having just opened the first door of our family advent calendars at home, that it would be “fun” to produce a kind of informational “advent calendar” providing a short article series of brief tips, tricks, hints, and reminders of information relating to the Apama Streaming Analytics platform from Software AG and the Community.
Our goal was to have one article each workday (Monday-Friday) from the 1st of December until Christmas Eve (maybe with a couple of special bonus weekend articles to help get it all flowing).
We wanted the content to be diverse, informative, and progressive, helping to introduce a novice or intermediate reader to Apama Streaming Analytics. Of course, we also had the idea of ending with something fun in the final article, like opening the last door of a real calendar.
Below you will find a table of the articles and the content “levels.” Just one of the articles, for Thursday, December 23, is nontechnical in content and instead rediscovers several use cases related to environmental issues. Other than that one day, we cover all the basics and the more commonly used aspects of Apama, particularly when it is used as a component of, or in conjunction with, our market focus around Cumulocity IoT.
|Beginner||Finding information about Apama||Wed 1 Dec 2021|
|Beginner||Apama anywhere from multi-cloud to ThinEdge||Thu 2 Dec 2021|
|Beginner||Apama for domain experts||Fri 3 Dec 2021|
|Beginner||Apama fundamental concepts||Sat 4 Dec 2021 (Bonus!)|
|Beginner||Apama CLI tooling||Sun 5 Dec 2021 (Bonus!)|
|Beginner||Apama EPL fundamentals||Mon 6 Dec 2021|
|Beginner / Intermediate||Apama logging||Tue 7 Dec 2021|
|Intermediate||Apama Connectivity||Wed 8 Dec 2021|
|Intermediate||Apama and automated testing||Thu 9 Dec 2021|
|Beginner||Apama Development Environments||Fri 10 Dec 2021|
|Weekend||Sat 11 Dec 2021|
|Weekend||Sun 12 Dec 2021|
|Intermediate||Apama in containers||Mon 13 Dec 2021|
|Intermediate||Deploying Apama projects||Tue 14 Dec 2021|
|Beginner / Intermediate||EPL in Cumulocity IoT||Wed 15 Dec 2021|
|Intermediate / Advanced||The Analytics Builder Block SDK and Custom Blocks||Thu 16 Dec 2021|
|Advanced||Enhancing Cloud Fieldbus using Apama||Fri 17 Dec 2021|
|Weekend||Sat 18 Dec 2021|
|Weekend||Sun 19 Dec 2021|
|Advanced||Using Connectivity Plugins in apama-ctrl||Mon 20 Dec 2021|
|Intermediate||EPL Stream Listeners||Tue 21 Dec 2021|
|Intermediate||The MemoryStore plugin||Wed 22 Dec 2021|
|Use Cases||Apama on planet Earth||Thu 23 Dec 2021|
|Intermediate||Apama Christmas Tree Lights||Fri 24 Dec 2021|
You can find all of these as well as any other related knowledge base articles here:
Latest Streaming-Analytics-Apama topics in Knowledge base - Software AG Tech Community & Forums
Phew! I must admit, having instigated the creation of such an advent calendar, I now understand why companies choose instead to do “12 days of Christmas.”
Many thanks to my coauthors, Harald, Mario, Nick, Bevan, and Louise.
We hope you find this collection of articles helpful. Don’t forget there are also a large number of blog posts over on www.apamacommunity.com, and you can ask questions or have discussions about Apama Streaming Analytics here in the Tech Communities Forum.