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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: SQL on Flink
Date Tue, 26 May 2015 20:03:59 GMT
It would also be relatively simple (I think) to retarget drill to Flink if
Flink doesn't provide enough typing meta-data to do traditional SQL.



On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 12:52 PM, Fabian Hueske <fhueske@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Flink's Table API is pretty close to what SQL provides. IMO, the best
> approach would be to leverage that and build a SQL parser (maybe together
> with a logical optimizer) on top of the Table API. Parser (and optimizer)
> could be built using Apache Calcite which is providing exactly this.
>
> Since the Table API is still a fairly new component and not very feature
> rich, it might make sense to extend and strengthen it before putting
> something major on top.
>
> Cheers, Fabian
>
> 2015-05-26 21:38 GMT+02:00 Timo Walther <twalthr@apache.org>:
>
> > Hey everyone,
> >
> > I would be interested in having a complete SQL API in Flink. How is the
> > status there? Is someone already working on it? If not, I would like to
> > work on it. I found http://ijcsi.org/papers/IJCSI-12-1-1-169-174.pdf but
> > I couldn't find anything on the mailing list or Jira. Otherwise I would
> > open an issue and start a discussion about it there.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Timo
> >
>

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