Topic: flink

Confluent introduces fully managed version of Apache Flink

Confluent has just announced a new managed service for Apache Flink to help make it easier for customers to create data streams. Stream processing is a technology that allows data professionals to utilize data as it arrives instead of working on older data that has already been processed. It is needed for uses like fraud … continue reading

Apache Beam goes top level

The Apache Foundation this morning announced the promotion of Apache Beam to the top level. That’s good news for the many contributors and users of this unified programming model, which allows them to write batch and streaming jobs at the same time, and to run the resulting artifact on various execution engines. Within the Hadoop … continue reading

The Tale of Ted Dunning: The Apache Incubator’s ever-curious Big Data scientist

Ted Dunning, the newly appointed vice president of the Apache Incubator, is a Big Data scientist in a world of coders. Currently the chief application architect at Hadoop distribution company MapR, the longtime Apache Software Foundation contributor and project mentor took over as the ASF’s vice president of incubation in April. Tasked with keeping Apache … continue reading Protection Status