I recently had a conversation with Jerry Coumo and Gary Singh of IBM that I am still in the process of parsing and delivering as information to you all. It was a very good discussion about a variety of subjects, but one in particular that I would like to highlight was the issue of big messaging.
Now, these days we have a lot of people talking about big data and various database strategies that take the blobs we use, add as an append at the end of a table and makes the entire database a dynamic resource. It’s pretty cool to listen to the discussion because in effect, the database folks joined the Internet with this discussion. Of course they call it the cloud, but it is the Internet, at its root.
So when Jerry and Gary started talking about analytics, I asked the question about whether M2M was a big data candidate. After all, much of the sensor data feeds live comfortably on 3G. Gary asked me the question, “Where does big data come from?” The answer is big messaging and in particular it points to MQTT... Read More