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From Robert Metzger <rmetz...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Suggestions on contributions
Date Wed, 20 Jan 2016 14:09:22 GMT
Hi,

somebody recently asked on the ML for a Cassandra connector:

http://apache-flink-user-mailing-list-archive.2336050.n4.nabble.com/Sink-Cassandra-td4107.html
In that thread you'll also find this repository:
https://github.com/rzvoncek/flink/tree/2b281120f4206c4fd66bec22090e0b6d62ebb8ad/flink-staging/flink-cassandra





On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 2:20 PM, Stefano Baghino <
stefano.baghino@radicalbit.io> wrote:

> Hi Robert,
>
> thanks for the quick reply and for the tips.
>
> Most of my past experience has been on geographical information systems,
> I'm currently evaluating the possibility of making some experiments at
> using Flink to process georeferenced data.
>
> Cassandra is a very interesting area and we'll surely look into it, do you
> know of any active effort to bring a Cassandra connector to Flink?
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 12:15 PM, Robert Metzger <rmetzger@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi Stefano,
> >
> > awesome news. New contributors are always very welcome. I saw recently
> that
> > you've recently looked into different starter issues, but you were a bit
> > out of luck because others were already working on them.
> >
> > I saw your request on the "Rework examples" issue. I'll respond to it
> soon.
> >
> > I think an interesting field for new contributors are connectors to other
> > systems.
> > For example the elastic search connector is lacking a source. There were
> > also requests for a connector to Cassandra.
> >
> > But it also depends on what you are interested in. If you have a lot of
> > experience with a certain field or system, you can maybe bring that
> > knowledge to the Flink community.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Robert
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 11:55 AM, Stefano Baghino <
> > stefano.baghino@radicalbit.io> wrote:
> >
> > > Hello everyone,
> > >
> > > I’m Stefano Baghino and I’m a Software Engineer at Radicalbit (
> > > www.radicalbit.io). Our company is working on a brand new OSS
> > distribution
> > > focused on distributed, low-latency processing (“Fast Data”). Flink
> will
> > > play a pivotal role on our platform and we’re starting to work on
> > > integrating it with the other components. As part of this effort I and
> a
> > > couple of colleagues are getting a deeper understanding of Flink; we’re
> > > also looking forward to become active contributors.
> > >
> > > I and Andrea Sella would like to contribute on the whole platform,
> > starting
> > > from the APIs; Simone Robutti (that will join us in February) will
> focus
> > on
> > > FlinkML.
> > >
> > > We’re all actively looking for starter issues to work on, but would
> also
> > > appreciate some suggestions from the community; if you would like to
> > point
> > > out areas of interest on which we can work on or cooperate with you,
> feel
> > > free to give us your feedback.
> > >
> > > Thank you all in advance, we look forward to join the community as
> active
> > > contributors!
> > >
> > > Best,
> > > Stefano Baghino
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > BR,
> > > Stefano Baghino
> > >
> > > Software Engineer @ Radicalbit
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> BR,
> Stefano Baghino
>
> Software Engineer @ Radicalbit
>

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