My Lack of Insight

SQL Server MVP Deep Dives 2, Chapter 59

Real-time BI with StreamInsight – by Allan Mitchell (Blog|Twitter)

This was a hard one. I had to remind myself a couple of times while reading this chapter that I am writing these reviews so that I can understand these topics better.

Before I read this chapter I had never heard of StreamInsight and it took me a while to wrap my head around what exactly this tool is. Finally after doing some Binging around on the topic and reading the chapter for the sixth time these lines jumped out at me:

StreamInsight is a complex event-processing engine

Once the events leave the input adapter, they enter the engine.

The engine is where all the query logic is introduced and from where the intelligence is derived.

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