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From Mohit Singh <mohit1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Naive question
Date Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:11:00 GMT
Cool... Thanks for the update..
What would be a good way to start contributing into flink.
I am comfortable with java but not so much on scala end but I would love to
pick it up as I go..
But basically, is there a good starting place for start pitching in and
contribute?

On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 12:50 PM, Fabian Hueske <fhueske@apache.org> wrote:

> In fact, the use-cases of Spark and Flink overlap a bit. However, the
> technology used under the hood is quite different. Flink shares a lot of
> similarities with relational DBMS. Data is serialized in byte buffers
> and processed a lot in binary representation. This also allows for
> fine-grained memory control. Flink uses a pipelined processing model and it
> has a cost-based optimizer that selects execution strategies and avoids
> expensive partitioning and sorting steps. Moreover, Flink features a
> special kind of iterations (delta-iterations) that can significantly reduce
> the amount of computations as iterations go on (the vertex-centric
> computing model of Pregel / Giraph is a special kind of that).
>
> Btw. The academic projects from which Spark and Flink originated
> started about the same time ;-)
>
> Best, Fabian
>
> 2014-10-19 20:33 GMT+02:00 Mohit Singh <mohit1007@gmail.com>:
>
>> Hi,
>>   Good to see another interesting apache incubator project but I am just
>> curious on what is flink trying to solve which spark is not currently
>> addressing? I am sure you get this question a lot.. :)
>> Thanks
>>
>> --
>> Mohit
>>
>> "When you want success as badly as you want the air, then you will get
>> it. There is no other secret of success."
>> -Socrates
>>
>
>


-- 
Mohit

"When you want success as badly as you want the air, then you will get it.
There is no other secret of success."
-Socrates

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