The data Artisans Blog
Apache Flink, stream processing, event-driven applications, and more.
RBEA: Scalable Real-Time Analytics at KingMay 4, 2016
This is a guest blog post written by Gyula Fóra and Mattias Andersson from King.com. The original post can be found on the King Tech Blog. This blogpost introduces RBEA (Rule-Based Event Aggregator),...
Extending the Yahoo! Streaming BenchmarkFebruary 2, 2016
Update December 18, 2017: Nearly 2 years after this initial post, we discussed the Yahoo streaming benchmark in another blog post where we cover some of the issues we see with modern benchmarking met...
How Apache Flink™ Enables New Streaming Applications, Part 1December 9, 2015
(For the rest of this series, see part 2 here and part 3 here)Stream data processing is booming in popularity, as it promises better insights from fresher data, as well as a radically simplified pipe...
How we selected Apache Flink™ as our Stream Processing Framework at the Otto Group Business Intelligence DepartmentOctober 6, 2015
This is a guest post written by Christian Kreutzfeldt (@mnxfst) and Alexander Kolb (@lofifnc) from the Otto Group Business Intelligence Department....
Kafka + Flink: A Practical, How-To GuideSeptember 2, 2015
A very common use case for Apache Flink™ is stream data movement and analytics. More often than not, the data streams are ingested from Apache Kafka, a system that provides durability and pub/sub fu...
High-throughput, low-latency, and exactly-once stream processing with Apache Flink™August 5, 2015
The popularity of stream data platforms is skyrocketing. Several companies are transitioning parts of their data infrastructure to a streaming paradigm as a solution to increasing demands for real-tim...
How to factorize a 700 GB matrix with Apache Flink™March 30, 2015
This article is a follow-up post to the earlier published article about Computing recommendations at extreme scale with Apache Flink. We discuss how we implemented the alternating least squares (ALS) ...
Computing Recommendations at Extreme Scale with Apache Flink™March 18, 2015
Note: This article is a summary of the more detailed article How to factorize a 700 GB matrix with Apache Flink™.Recommender Systems and Matrix FactorizationRecommender Systems are a very successful...