50 people registered for BDE’s its second technical webinar on 20th October. In Getting started with Apache Flink using the BDE platform, participants heard a brief introduction to the BDE platform and, later, how Flink and other components can be selected and used easily to create a high performance, Big Data workflow.
The focus of the webinar was a presentation by Kostas Tzoumas who with his co-founder and colleagues at dataArtisans provides the majority of the code for Flink. He talked about:
- The streaming architecture
- Why Flink?
- Who’s using it and for what?
- What’s next for Flink?
The Webinar ended with a presentation of a pilot underway within the BDE project that handling traffic data from Thessaloniki using Flink. A recording of the complete Webinar is available, along with the slide decks used and a transcript of the Q&A session, on our Webinar page