August 2016 in Review: Apache Flink® 1.1, Flink Forward announcements, and more

While most of the Continent was away on holiday, it was a productive August for data Artisans and for the Apache Flink® community. Here are highlights from the past month, and we can't wait to see what the rest of 2016 has in store.

Apache Flink 1.1
There were many long-awaited features included in the Flink community's 1.1 release, which was supported by 95 contributors. If you haven't already, we recommend that you browse the release notes. Here are a few of the highlights:

Flink Forward 2016: Keynotes and Panel
We're just over a week away from Flink Forward 2016 in Berlin, Germany, which kicks off on Monday, September 12. In August, conference organizers announced this year's keynotes and panel discussion. Attendees will hear stream processing words of wisdom from:

It's not too late to register for the event! We hope to see many members of the Flink community there. (End of) Summer Reading For those interested in learning more about Apache Flink® and how it fits into the broader ecosystem, check out these two recent posts from the data Artisans blog:

Where in the world is data Artisans?
Members of the data Artisans team will be traveling the globe throughout the rest of the year. Our Events page has been updated, and we'd love to meet with anyone who'd like to talk about Apache Flink and stream processing.

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