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From Arvid Heise <ar...@ververica.com>
Subject Re: Side output question
Date Tue, 10 Dec 2019 08:22:49 GMT
Hi Mans,

there should be no issue to only have side-outputs in your operator. There
should also be no big drawbacks. I guess mostly some metrics will not be
properly populated, but you can always populate them manually or add new
ones.

Best,

Arvid

On Mon, Dec 2, 2019 at 8:40 PM M Singh <mans2singh@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi:
>
> I am replacing SplitOperator in my flink application with a simple
> processor with side outputs.
>
> My questions is that does the main stream from which we get the side
> outputs need to have any events (ie, produced using by the using
> collector.collect) ?  Or can we have all the output as side outputs ? Also
> are there any pros and cons of at least one main collected output vs all
> side outputs ?
>
> Thanks
>
> Mans
>

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