Apache Flink® Receives Honors in Second Annual Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

Second Annual Datanami Awards Given to Leaders in the Global Big Data Community

BERLIN and SAN FRANCISCO  — September 25, 2017 — data Artisans, founded by the original creators of Apache Flink®, today announced that Apache Flink has been awarded the Editors’ Choice Award for Top 5 Open Source Projects to Watch. The second annual Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards was presented during the Strata Data Conference.  The list of winners were revealed on the Datanami website, located at www.datanami.com


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Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards are determined through a nomination and voting process with input from the global Big Data community, as well as selections from the Datanami editors, to highlight key trends, shine a spotlight on technological breakthroughs, and capture a critical cross section of the state of the industry. These awards will be revealed each year to kick off the annual Strata Data Conference, which showcases data science, machine learning and analytics for business and technical professionals.

"Datanami is the premier news portal covering Big Data and advanced-scale analytics, and its readers are at the forefront of the global data science community. By taking part in our annual Readers’ Choice program, our readership has the privilege of honoring the top organizations making strides in Big Data today,” said Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications, publisher of Datanami.  "The Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards voice not only our support, but also the appreciation from the community at large, and we couldn’t be more proud to celebrate these organizations and their accomplishments. Our congratulations go out to all the winners.”

“This award is a testament to the rapid adoption of Apache Flink as the premier stream processing platform for powering large-scale stateful applications,”said Flink co-founder and data Artisans CEO Kostas Tzoumas. “My heartfelt thanks to the vibrant Flink community, which includes hundreds of contributors from around the world from companies such as Alibaba, ING, Netflix, Red Hat, SK Telecom and Uber. It is an honor to be recognized by Datanami's editors and to be included alongside these other open source projects that are driving innovation and using data in new ways.”

Apache Flink is used by developers to analyze and process data streams of very high volume. By adopting Flink and a data streaming architecture, enterprises can get real-time insights from their data in milliseconds, as well as cover existing historical data processing needs within a single platform. Flink is developed and supported by a vibrant and growing open source community of more than 330 contributors from the Apache Software Foundation, of which data Artisans engineers are proud participants.

More information on these awards can be found at the Datanami website (www.datanami.com) or on Twitter through the following hashtag: #DatanamiAwards.

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