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

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

NEW YORK, Strata Data Conference (Booth 1154)  — September 12, 2018 — 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 for the second consecutive year. The third annual Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented during the Strata Data Conference. The list of winners was revealed on the Datanami website, located at www.datanami.com.

The 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 continues to be the premier news portal covering advanced-scale analytics and Big Data. Our readers are some of the most cutting-edge individuals in the global data science community. Through our annual Readers’ Choice program, our readership honors the top organizations in the industry each year,” said Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications, publisher of Datanami. “We continue to see an outpouring of support for organizations making strides in the industry. Datanami’s Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards serve to acknowledge and celebrate these organizations each year. My sincerest congratulations to our winners.”

“We are honored that Datanami’s editors have recognized Apache Flink as one of the top open source projects driving innovation and new breakthroughs in how data is used for two years running,” said data Artisans co-founder and CEO Kostas Tzoumas. “As the premier stream processing platform for powering large-scale stateful applications, we’re seeing tremendous enterprise adoption of Flink as companies are shifting away from product-centric business models to becoming more user and service centric. It is with gratitude to witness the vibrant Flink community receive this award, a community that includes more than 420 contributors around the world from companies such as Alibaba, ING, Lyft, Netflix and Uber.”

Strata attendees interested in learning more about stateful stream processing with Apache Flink and the enterprise-ready data Artisans Platform, please visit data Artisans at booth number 1154.

In addition, Fabian Hueske, co-founder of data Artisans and a committer and Project Management Committee member of the Apache Flink project, will be speaking today at Strata about How to leverage the power of SQL on Apache Flink at 1:15 to 1:55 in room IE 07/08.

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

About Datanami
Datanami is one of the premier online portals covering big data, produced by Tabor Communications, Inc. (TCI) a leading international media, advertising, and communications company dedicated to covering advance computing technologies for science, research, and business. Datanami is a premier online portal covering big data. It is produced by Tabor Communications, Inc. Receive a complimentary subscription to the weekly Datanami e-newsletter by visiting datanami.com/subscribe. View daily news at www.datanami.com.

About data Artisans
data Artisans was founded by the creators of open source Apache Flink® to bring real-time data applications to the enterprise. data Artisans Platform provides turnkey stream processing to businesses, enabling them to manage and deploy live data applications so they can react to data instantaneously and make better and faster business decisions. Global companies such as Alibaba, ING, Netflix, and Uber use Flink as the stream processing engine to power large-scale stateful applications, including real-time analytics, machine learning, search and content ranking, and fraud detection.

Backed by Intel Capital, b-to-v Partners, and Tengelmann Ventures, data Artisans is based in Berlin, Germany with an office in San Francisco, Calif. For more information, visit https://data-artisans.com.

About Apache Flink
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 act on insights from data in a matter of milliseconds, as well as cover existing historical data processing needs within a single platform. Flink is developed and supported by the vibrant and growing Apache Software Foundation open source community with more than 420 contributors to Flink, of which data Artisans engineers are proud participants.

“Apache”, “Apache Flink”, and their logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of The Apache Software Foundation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

 Media Contact:
Jill Reed, Sift Communications, Jill.Reed@siftpr.com


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