event sink

event sink

A program routine that performs some action when a particular event occurs. The term often refers to mail client and server functions, in which filters are set up to delete or route messages based on certain conditions.
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Oracle Event Processing will then call Oracle Real-Time Decisions or Oracle Real-Time Decisions will retrieve those events from an event sink like the Oracle Coherence cache updated by Oracle Event Processing for those events where immediate action is required.
The CES is strictly event driven: it is an event sink and an event source, and its interface does not define operations such as is the case with Web services.
* The CES acts as an event sink for member events of the CEs it is responsible for;
In our programs we make use of the Dispatch event interfaces of the PowerPoint application, connectable object, connection point technology and event sink to catch and deal with these semantic events.
It uses Automation, Connection Point object and Event sinks technologies [23, 24] in doing this.
But insiders say the financial problems dogging a competition that is continuing to lose profits year on year might yet see this event sink without trace.
Having seen Elizabeth Hurley at a similar event sink into a flowerbed at Chester Zoo, sabotaged by her high-heeled slingbacks, my most lasting impression of Stefanie Powers is also the most unlikely: her sensible footwear.
As the horrific event sinks in, however, Ikuhara said he expected to see people with more stress-related issues.