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From Kostas Tzoumas <ktzou...@apache.org>
Subject Re: SQL on Flink
Date Wed, 27 May 2015 16:13:21 GMT
very excited to see this starting!

On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 6:06 PM, Ufuk Celebi <uce@apache.org> wrote:

> On 27 May 2015, at 17:05, Timo Walther <twalthr@apache.org> wrote:
> > It's rather passion for the future of the project than passion for SQL
> ;-)
> >
> > I always try to think like someone from the economy. And IMO the guys
> from economy are still thinking in SQL. If you want to persuade someone
> coming from the SQL world, you should offer a SQL interface to run legacy
> code first (similar to Hadoop operators). Rewriting old queries in Table
> API is not very convenient.
> >
> > I share Stephans opinion. Building both APIs concurrently would act as a
> good source to test and extend the Table API. Currently, the Table API is
> half-done, but I think the goal is to have SQL functionality. I can
> implement an SQL operator and extend the Table API if functionality is
> missing.
> Very exiting! :-) +1
> As suggested, I think the best thing is to do this hand-in-hand with the
> Table API. I don't think that there was any real disagreement. Everyone
> agrees that the SQL layer should be built on top of the Table API, which is
> great for both the Table API and the SQL layer. :-)

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