IBM® InfoSphere® Streams is a software platform that enables the development and execution of applications that process information in data streams. InfoSphere Streams enables continuous and fast analysis of massive volumes of moving data to help improve the speed of business insight and decision making. InfoSphere Streams consists of a programming language and an integrated development environment (IDE) for applications, and a runtime system that can run the applications on a single or distributed set of resources. The Streams Studio IDE includes tools for authoring and creating visual representations of streams processing applications. InfoSphere Streams consists of many components such as streams processing applications, domains, instances, and resources.