Archives - January 2015


Realtime Player Tracking for Super Bowl XLIX (2015)

The NFL and NBC will be offering realtime player tracking for Super Bowl XLIX (2015) (that’s #49 for those who haven’t memorized the Roman numeral system). During Super Bowl XLVIII (2014) Fox enhanced their broadcast using a realtime system based on multi-camera player video tracking from ChyronHego (TRACAB video technology acquired from SAAB). The 2014 …


WebAction, Big Data Stream Analytics for HP NonStop

WebAction, partnered with HP, brings realtime stream analytics that work in harmony with the NonStop ecosystem. HP NonStop is the leader in continuous availability systems, and the most valuable data in the enterprise resides in NonStop. With the arrival of HP NonStop X, companies will have the opportunity to use NonStop in novel ways. WebAction makes Big Data accessible …


Is There a Hybrid in Your Future Based on NonStop?

When HP Vice President & General Manager, Integrity Server, Randy Meyer, presented to the gathering of Canadian NonStop community in October, 2013, the theme of his talk resonated with all present. Meyer elected to build on key focus items that HP CEO, Meg Whitman, had highlighted only a few months earlier during her presentation at …


Streaming Multi-log Correlation Using the WebAction Platform

Learn how the WebAction Multi-log micro application correlates interesting events across multiple data streams in real time. This video is a high-level demonstration of the Multi-log app correlating two live data streams, a web server log and an app server log. The Multi-log application can be extended to continuously correlate all structured, semi-structured, and transactional data …


The Bloor Group Lists WebAction as One of the 10 Companies to Watch in 2015

The Bloor Group chooses WebAction in their list of 10 Companies to Watch in 2015. The yearly Inside Analysis blog highlights companies and technologies that exemplify innovation in the IT industry. Chief Analyst, Dr. Robyn Bloor, notes that “WebAction has built a coherent and easy to use platform primarily for developing real-time analytics applications.” The WebAction Real-time …


For NonStop Users, No Sleep Lost from Deploying WebAction!

When it comes to truisms in my family the ones that stand out include never making our bed when we are tired, never cooking when we are hungry and never buying a car when we need one. Clearly, performing any of these tasks when not necessary has proven the more beneficial as well as being …


A Solution for the Data Scientist Shortage of 2015

Companies are learning how to unlock the potential windfall of insights that are available in their big data stores (e.g. Apache Hadoop) and more recently in their enterprise big data streams. In a recent article on (Big data’s big stumbling block), Nyshka Chandran points out that there simply are not enough skilled engineers to …