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by Markos Sfikas February 12, 2019

Smart Systems IoT Use Case with open source Kafka, Flink & CrateDB

The Smart Systems IoT Use Case IoT systems use data and artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor, control, or predict the behavior of internet-connected devices. They are the basis for new smart...

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by Marta Paes January 29, 2019

MATCH_RECOGNIZE: where Flink SQL and Complex Event Processing meet.

With the unavoidable and ever-growing presence of sensors and smart devices, Complex Event Processing (CEP) is fast becoming a critical paradigm for enterprises to keep ahead of the curve and turn...

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by Tzu-Li (Gordon) Tai January 18, 2019

4 characteristics of Timers in Apache Flink to keep in mind

This blog post describes some basic concepts and considerations for the use of Timers in Apache Flink. Developers can register their own Timers with Flink’s ProcessFunction operator that gives...

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by Aljoscha Krettek January 15, 2019

The transformation of (open source) data processing

This blog post is based on a talk I gave at the Big Data Spain Conference 2018 in Madrid. The post goes through how [open source] data processing has evolved and covers the different...

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by Marta Paes December 17, 2018

5 “baby” steps to develop a Flink application

Getting up and running with Flink is easy as ABC. In this post, we go over 5 “baby” steps to guide you through setting up your first running Flink application locally. We discuss the software...

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by Jakub Piasecki December 17, 2018

How can companies benefit from data-driven applications and open-source software?

This blog post is a Q&A session with Jakub Piasecki, Director of Technology at Freeport Metrics, about the benefits of real-time, data-driven applications and open-source software.

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by Till Rohrmann December 17, 2018

What’s new in the latest Apache Flink 1.7.0 release

The Apache Flink community is pleased to announce Apache Flink 1.7.0. The latest release includes more than 420 resolved issues and some exciting additions to Flink that we describe in the...

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by Nico Kruber November 23, 2018

4 steps to get your Flink application ready for production

This post explains the necessary configuration steps that will get your Flink application ready for production. In the following sections, we give an overview of important configuration parameters...

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by Marta Paes November 22, 2018

Singles Day 2018: data in a Flink of an eye

Sunday 11 November 2018 marked Alibaba’s 10th annual shopping festival Singles Day, which saw a record Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) of $30.8 billion in sales and set a new record for the Chinese...

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