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From Casey Stella <ceste...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Discuss] Geo Enrichment with Stellar
Date Wed, 25 Jan 2017 21:34:37 GMT
Maybe off topic for this discussion, but what is the additional work?  I
*think* Justin's PR could be used to completely replace the non-stellar geo
enrichment, but I'm curious if I missed something.

On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 4:32 PM, Nick Allen <nick@nickallen.org> wrote:

> As part of Justin's work on PR 421
> <https://github.com/apache/incubator-metron/pull/421> [1], he added a
> rather slick little Stellar function that lets you query for location data
> based on an IP; GEO_GET("200.200.200.200").
>
> We currently use a separate bolt to perform geo-enrichment.  With Justin's
> PR and a little additional work, it would be possible to replace the
> existing mechanism for geo-enrichment, with one driven by Stellar.
> Geo-enrichment just becomes a Stellar function call.
>
> The advantage here is that it could...
>
>    - Simplify the configuration for the user
>    - Simplify the underlying enrichment topology
>
> I may be reaching a little too far, but it might be possible to collapse
> all forms of enrichment to Stellar.  Hmm... that might be interesting.
>
> See the original discussion here.
> <https://github.com/apache/incubator-metron/pull/421#discussion_r97878462>
>  [2]
>
> --
>
>
> [1] https://github.com/apache/incubator-metron/pull/421
> [2] https://github.com/apache/incubator-metron/pull/421#
> discussion_r97878462
>
>
>
> --
> Nick Allen <nick@nickallen.org>
>

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