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Byte-1 : Event Driven Style – Where does this Fit?

Event driven architecture is creating lot of buzz in the market for all obvious good reasons.

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If you are building complex business processing applications where the process flows triggers based on an event performed by an action – Event driven style would be a fit.

Elasticity , Scalability , Evolutionary and fault tolerance characteristics would lead to recommend event driven architecture style.

  • [Pro]: This style provides highly scalable and performant solution to trigger an event for business processing based on an action
  • [Pro]: Highly adaptable and can build for low-latency processing of executing business process functions.
  • [Pro]: Fault tolerant capabilities to prevent data loss. Replay messages from storage
  • [Con]: This style tends to create complexity in testing as the process can lead to multiple paths based on events. Automation testing with the right tools mitigates this concern.

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Anandh Asokan

Experienced IT professional in digital and consulting services, technology to help clients deliver values for their customers, defined and developed integration products (API, Event streams, and bulk load assets), Data (Data ingestion to analytics pipeline, MDM). A thought leader in defining a strategy with a pragmatic approach for the organization transformation. He has delivered high-quality products in various technologies and industry domains with a reputation in execution and mentorship. Passionate engineering professional with a Bachelor's degree focused in Computer science and a Master's degree in Software Engineering !.

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