Stream processing and Open Data, a match made in Heaven
While “software is eating the world”, those who are able to best manage the huge mass of data will emerge out on the top.
Some countries in Europe understand the potential there's in existing data that sits behind closed fences, and passed laws to make this data available to everyone.
On the other hand, the batch processing model gets more and more obsolete: users want the information as soon as possible. While there’s a trade-off between correctness of data, and its speed of delivery, most business decisions do not rely on 100% correct data.
In this talk, I’ll explain how one can leverage the data related to public transportation in Switzerland, to display them in (near) real-time on a map.