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From Robert Metzger <rmetz...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Projects page on Flink web page
Date Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:00:03 GMT

great idea!
Maybe we should use the Wiki for such a list? It would make it easier for
users to just drop a link to a github repo of an algorithm implementation.

On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 4:05 PM, Kruse, Sebastian <Sebastian.Kruse@hpi.de>

> Hi everyone,
> at HPI, we recently had the idea of a projects page on the Flink web site.
> Such a page could present programs that have been implemented atop of
> Flink, ideally with a link to a github repository of the respective
> project's code. This could bring benefits for both the Flink maintainers
> and users with it.
> At first, these projects could promote the versatility of the Flink
> platform if the Flink programs are concerned with quite different problems
> (graph algorithms, machine learning, data analytics, ...). Moreover, a lot
> of projects underline the relevance of Flink as a GP data processing
> platform. Last but not least, given a set of readily implemented use cases,
> a rather non-technical audience (i.e., w/o programming background) could
> try out Flink without having to write any code (ideally).
> Also, such a projects page would be beneficial for the people that write
> new Flink programs. Without a distribution platform for Flink programs, it
> is likely that every program written in Flink is only used by its own
> authors. The project page would be a good place to promote own Flink
> programs but also to exchange programs, best practices or even subplans and
> operators.
> As I think, that this idea addresses an important issue, I am putting it
> here for discussion and looking forward to your feedback. :)
> Cheers,
> Sebastian

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