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Continuuity, AT&T Labs to Open Source Real-Time Data Processing Framework

Disruptive New Technology Will Enable Integrated, High-Quality and Consistent Streaming Analytics

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/03/14 -- Continuuity, creator of the industry's first Big Data Application Server for Apache Hadoop™, and AT&T Labs today announced plans to release into open source a disruptive new technology that will provide an integrated, high-quality, and consistent streaming analytics capability. Initially code-named jetStream, it will be made available to the market via open source in the third quarter of 2014.

jetStream will offer a simple, efficient and cost-effective way for businesses, OEMs/ISVs, system integrators, service providers, and developers to create a diverse range of big data analytics and streaming applications that address a broad set of business use cases such as, network intrusion detection and analytics, real-time analysis for spam filtering, social media market analysis, location analytics, and real-time recommendation engines that match relevant content to the right users at the right time.

"Continuuity's mission is to help enterprises to make their businesses truly data-driven. Given the wealth of data being consumed and processed, the ability to make informed, real-time decisions with data is critical," said Jonathan Gray, Founder & CEO of Continuuity. "Our collaboration with AT&T to open source jetStream is consistent with our vision of becoming the de facto platform for easily building applications powered by data and operated at scale."

To create jetStream, Continuuity joined forces with AT&T Labs to integrate Continuuity BigFlow, a distributed framework for building durable high throughput data processing applications, with AT&T's streaming analytics tool -- an extremely fast, low-latency streaming analytics database originally built out of the necessity for managing its network at scale.

jetStream brings together the complementary functionality of BigFlow and AT&T's streaming analytics tool to create a unified real-time framework that supports in-memory stream processing and model-based event processing with direct integration for a variety of data systems including Apache HBase and HDFS. By combining AT&T low-latency and declarative language support with BigFlow durable, high throughput computing capabilities and procedural language support, jetStream provides developers with a disruptive new way to take in and store vast quantities of data, build massively scalable applications, and update applications in real-time as new data is ingested. Specifically, developers will be able to do the following:

  • Direct integration of real-time data feeds and processing applications with Hadoop and HBase and utilization of YARN for deployment and resource management
  • Framework-level correctness, fault tolerance guarantees, and application logic scalability that reduces friction, errors, and bugs during development
  • A transaction engine that provides delivery, isolation and consistency guarantees that enable exactly-once processing semantics
  • Scalability without increased operational cost of building and maintaining applications

"From financial services to global network management, there are industries with a need to conduct real-time business; this requires access to a real-time streaming analytics technology that also provides consistency, speed and scalability," said Christopher W. Rice, Vice President of Advanced Technologies at AT&T Labs. "We believe that making this technology available in the market will advance the industry, broaden the supplier base, and lower the cost of such technology. Putting this into open-source makes available the required tools for developing data-intensive, complex applications accessible to a broader base of developers across businesses and partners of all sizes."

For more information, please visit jetStream.io or www.research.att.com/projects.

About AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates -- AT&T operating companies -- are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV service with the AT&T U-verse® brand. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.

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About Continuuity
Continuuity makes it easy for any Java developer to build and manage data applications in the cloud or on-premise. Continuuity Reactor, its flagship product, is the industry's first Big Data Application Server for Apache Hadoop™. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., the company is backed by leading investors including Battery Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Ignition Partners. Learn more at www.continuuity.com.

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