Marton Balassi is a Flink PMC member and a Software Engineer at Apple. In previous roles he worked directly with more than 50 customers to guide their journey of distributed data processing. Most recently before joining Apple he led the Flink Engineering team at Cloudera.
Distributed data stream processing is powering numerous business critical applications across industries at companies like Uber, Netflix or Alibaba. In this talk I describe the main concepts and challenges of the field and introduce how Apache Flink tackles them. I discuss use case patterns that have been proven to be successful with Flink.