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Consuming Streaming Data

posted on 14 June 2016 by Stephen Compston, Jim Moffitt

Overview  PowerTrack, Volume, and Replay streams utilize Streaming HTTP protocol to deliver data through an open, streaming API connection. Rather than delivering data in batches through repeated requests by your client app, as might be expected from a REST API, a single connection is opened between your app and the API, with new results being sent through that connection whenever new matches occur. This results in a low-latency delivery mechanism that can support very high throughput.  The overall interaction between your app and Gnip’s API for these streams is described as follows: Step 1: Configure your stream To configure your... keep reading

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