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From Ahmet Altay <al...@google.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Cookbooks for users with knowledge in other frameworks
Date Sat, 01 Jun 2019 01:21:04 GMT
Thank you Reza. That separation makes sense to me.

On Wed, May 29, 2019 at 6:26 PM Reza Rokni <rez@google.com> wrote:

> +1
>
> I think there will be at least two layers of this;
>
> Layer 1 - Using primitives : I do join, GBK, Aggregation... with system x
> this way, what is the canonical equivalent in Beam.
> Layer 2 - Patterns : I read and join Unbounded and Bounded Data in system
> x this way, what is the canonical equivalent in Beam.
>
> I suspect as a first pass Layer 1 is reasonably well bounded work, there
> would need to be agreement on "canonical" version of how to do something in
> Beam as this could be seen to be opinionated. As there are often a
> multitude of ways of doing x....
>

Once we identify a set of layer 1 items, we could crowd source the
canonical implementations. I believe we can use our usual code review
process to settle on a version that is agreeable. (Examples have the same
issue, they are probably opinionated today based on the author but it works
out.)


>
>
> On Thu, 30 May 2019 at 08:56, Ahmet Altay <altay@google.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Inspired by the user asking about a Spark feature in Beam [1] in the
>> release thread, I searched the user@ list and noticed a few instances of
>> people asking for question like "I can do X in Spark, how can I do that in
>> Beam?" Would it make sense to add documentation to explain how certain
>> tasks that can be accomplished in Beam with side by side examples of doing
>> the same task in Beam/Spark etc. It could help with on-boarding because it
>> will be easier for people to leverage their existing knowledge. It could
>> also help other frameworks as well, because it will serve as a Rosetta
>> stone with two translations.
>>
>> Questions I have are:
>> - Would such a thing be a helpful?
>> - Is it feasible? Would a few pages worth of examples can cover enough
>> use cases?
>>
>> Thank you!
>> Ahmet
>>
>> [1]
>> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/b73a54aa1e6e9933628f177b04a8f907c26cac854745fa081c478eff@%3Cdev.beam.apache.org%3E
>>
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