Month: February 2016

Extending the Yahoo! Streaming Benchmark

and Winning Twitter Hack-Week with Apache Flink

Until very recently I’ve been working at Twitter and focusing primarily on stream processing systems. While researching the current state-of-the-art in stateful streaming systems I came across Apache Flink™. I’ve known for some time that having proper, fault-tolerant, managed state and exactly-once processing semantics with regard to that state was going to be a game changer for stream processing so when I came across Apache Flink™ I was understandably excited.

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