Filter Operator Sample

About This Sample

This sample uses a Filter operator to pass only trades of 10000 shares or more. The input stream contains the fields Symbol and Volume.

This topic describes Filter.sbapp, the Filter operator sample application.

Importing This Sample into StreamBase Studio

In StreamBase Studio, import this sample with the following steps:

  • From the top menu, click FileLoad StreamBase Sample.

  • Type operator to narrow the list of options.

  • Select Operator sample group from the Data Constructs and Operators category.

  • Click OK.

StreamBase Studio creates a single project for all the operator samples.

Running Filter.sbapp in StreamBase Studio

  1. In the Project Explorer, open the sample you just loaded.

  2. Open the src/main/eventflow folder.

  3. Open the package folder (most samples contain a single package folder. Open the top-level package folder if your sample contains more than one folder).

  4. Open the Filter.sbapp application and click the Run button. This opens the SB Test/Debug perspective and starts the application.

    If you see red marks, wait a moment for the project in Studio to load its features.

    If red marks do not resolve themselves in a moment, select the project and right-click MavenUpdate Project from the context menu.

  5. In the Output Streams view, select the StockOut output stream

  6. In the Manual Input view, select the StockIn input stream

  7. Enter intc and 10000 in the Symbol and Volume fields, respectively

  8. Click Send Data, and observe that data appears in the StockOut stream

  9. Enter 9999 in the Volume field.

  10. Click Send Data, and observe no new data appears in the StockOut stream.

  11. When done, press F9 or click the Stop Running Application button.

Sample Location

When you load the sample into StreamBase Studio, Studio copies the sample project's files to your Studio workspace, which is normally part of your home directory, with full access rights.


Load this sample in StreamBase Studio, and thereafter use the Studio workspace copy of the sample to run and test it, even when running from the command prompt.

Using the workspace copy of the sample avoids permission problems. The default workspace location for this sample is:


See Default Installation Directories for the default location of studio-workspace on your system.