From October 14-18, Solace experts were among the thousands of CIOs and senior IT executives that came together in Orlando at the 2018 Gartner Symposium/ITxpo.
Industry leaders gathered to discuss key topics, network and to identify new technologies that can help power their digital transformation projects. Event-driven computing and event-driven architectures were hot topics at the event; Gartner had previously identified them as “a top 10 strategic technology” for 2018.
Early in the week, Solace CTO Shawn McAllister took the stage for a presentation titled, Event Mesh: The Architecture Layer That Will Make Your Business Event-Driven (watch presentation below).
McAllister positioned event mesh as complementary to service mesh, but more suitable for modern applications that need to communicate in an asynchronous, publish-subscribe manner (as opposed to synchronous, point-to-point communication over REST/HTTP).
He also described how an event mesh could be deployed across public, private and non-cloud environments to provide a single, unified communications layer for efficient event distribution across distributed enterprises.… Read the rest