Events are messages that are sent by a system to notify operators or other systems about a change in its domain. With event-driven architectures powered by systems like Apache Kafka becoming more prominent, there are now many applications in the modern software stack that make use of events and messages to operate effectively. In this blog, we will examine the use of three different data backends for event data – Apache Druid, Elasticsearch, and Rockset.
Using Event Data
Events are commonly used by systems in the following ways: