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Roger Rea
InfoSphere Streams Product Manager

Roger Rea is responsible for driving market share growth for InfoSphere Streams, leading development, marketing, sales, finance, service and support. Previously, Roger has held a variety of sales, technical, educational, marketing and management jobs at IBM, Skill Dynamics and Tivoli Systems. Roger Rea earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science, cum laude, from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He has also received a Master's Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University.

Behind-the-scenes with IBM InfoSphere Streams v4.0

March 10, 2015 | by Roger Rea, InfoSphere Streams Product Manager
New developments in IBM InfoSphere Streams v4.0 keeps the focus on delivering the premier stream computing platform with the broadest range of capabilities.

Does Spark Streaming qualify as stream computing?

March 5, 2015 | by Roger Rea, InfoSphere Streams Product Manager
There’s no commonly agreed to definition of stream computing, but IBM InfoSphere Streams has for several years tried to differentiate from complex event processing (CEP) in several key areas—

InfoSphere Streams 3.2 Announced

October 22, 2013 | by Roger Rea, InfoSphere Streams Product Manager
It seems like a “Back to the Future” moment. Here we are with the IBM InfoSphere Streams v3.2 announcement, the latest version of our product for handling stream computing and complex event processing. Yet 5 years ago this month, we had IBM System S v3.2. Looking back, we had three manuals for...

Real-time Big Data Analytics for Telecommunications

October 2, 2013 | by Roger Rea, InfoSphere Streams Product Manager
The telecommunications industry has dealt with big data for years, for example tracking individual wires into peoples’ homes and places of business. Detailed billing to track time and duration of each telephone call, even for local billing in the 1980s, introduced a huge influx of data to manage...