I bet there are use cases where Sybase tries and fails to sell SQL Anywhere that CEP would be a better technical fit, but I don't immediately see much practical business significance to that observation.
While this deal could easily strengthen the Vertica/StreamBase partnership, I don't see any reason why it would lead those two companies to actually merge.
Thinking about analytic latencySybase today announced an asset purchase that amounts to a takeover of CEP (Complex Event Processing) vendor Aleri, which last year acquired Coral8. Quick reactions include...
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