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This sample demonstrates how to set up an execution plan to filter out credit card transactions that makes use of an in-memory event table to identify blacklisted transactions. This sample uses Event simulator for inputs and the logger publisher for logging the outputs to the CEP console.

The execution plan used in this sample are as follows:

Given above is the table definition,

  • Defines a table named CardUserTable with the given attributes. 
  • The annotation @from is used to link the table to an RDBMS event table named CEPSample0107CardUserTable and the data source used to access the table as WSO2_CARBON_DB (this is the datasource of the default H2 database that is shipped with  WSO2 CEP. If needed you can define a separate data source pointing to some other DB such as MySQL and use it here.)  

The first query,

  • Processes the events received through the CardUserStream
  • Selects all the attributes under the select clause, from each event received. 
  • Inserts it to the CardUserTable.

The second query,

  • Processes the events received through the BlackListStream.
  • Selects cardNo and renames it as cardNum, introduces a new attribute named blacklisted with the value true under the select clause, for each event received. 
  • Updates the CardUserTable with the condition cardNum == CardUserTable.cardNum. Here the blacklisted attribute in the table will be updated with the new value.

The third query,

  • Defines a length window that keeps 1 event of the input stream PurchaseStream.
  • Joins it with the CardUserTable with the condition p.cardNo == c.cardNum and c.blacklisted == false. In this condition, the events with blacklisted == true in the table gets filtered out and then the remaining events are joined based on the card number.
  • Emits those events as output events through the TransformedRoomTempStream.

The last query is used to clean up the table from an external trigger event through DeleteAllUsers stream,

  • It processes the events received through the DeleteAllUsers.
  • Checks for the condition deleteAll == true and if its true, deletes all the records in the CardUserTable


Set up the prerequisites required for all samples.

Building the sample

Start the WSO2 CEP server with the sample configuration numbered 0107. For instructions, see Starting sample CEP configurations. This sample configuration does the following:

  • Points the default Axis2 repo to <CEP_HOME>/samples/cep/artifacts/0107 (by default, the Axis2 repo is <CEP_HOME>/repository/deployment/server).

Executing the sample

  1. Log in to the CEP management console using the following URL and admin/admin credentials:  https://localhost:9443/carbon.

  2. Click Tools, and then click Event Simulator. You view four files listed under the Send multiple Events section, which contains some sample data as follows. files containing sample data
  3. Click the corresponding Play button of the userEvents.csv file which contains sample data that is used to fill the in-memory CardUserTable. This starts sending events to fill the table.

  4. Click the corresponding Play button of the blackListUserEvents.csv file which contains sample data that is used to mark user entries in the CardUserTable as blacklisted. This starts sending blacklisted events and marks some table entries as blacklisted.
  5. Click the corresponding Play button of the purchaseEvents.csv file which contains credit card transactions data. This sends the transaction data. 
  6. Click the corresponding Play button of the deleteUserEvents.csv file to clean up the tables.
    You view the output logs in the CLI in which you run the product s as shown below.

    output logs in the CLI

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