Real-time processing means processing data as it is created or modified. This is in contrast to batch processing, wherein data is processed in large chunks at a specific interval (e.g. every night).

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Real-time chat in Ruby on Rails without owning a server [closed]

I'd want to implement a Real-time chat for my Rails app but I can't really host the server which handles the sockets. I've tried Faye but it needs a server. I've also heard of pusher but it's limited ...
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How did they count the number of lines of code executed at runtime?

There was a PC game released in 2001 called Black & White by Lionhead studios in which there was a lengthy statistics page which updated in real-time. There were stats such as how many people ...
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What is Real time application in c#?

I am looking for a job and I often come across "Real time experience needed", What does a real time application from a c# prospective entail? Arent we just talking about multithreading? if not is ...
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benchmarks for quasi real-time software

I'm wondering if there is any benchmarks which can help to understand real-time characteristics (response time) of non-real-time software. For instance C# application on Windows or MSSQL Server. I ...
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What are the challenges in building a scalable real-time web app?

I'm looking into real-time web applications using websockets and node.js. I'm interested to see what are some technical challenges with scaling such a setup. One such problem I've heard is that each ...