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Arguably the most powerful feature of Apache Flink is its ability to do stateful computations on a boundless stream of data. Apache Flink is the core of Eventador’s Fully Managed Apache Flink stack. That said, to understand the value of Apache Flink, it’s still important to know the difference between a checkpoint and a savepoint. […]

February 25, 2019

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by: Kenny Gorman

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Categories: Apache Flink, Product Feature, Tutorials

I’m fresh off the plane from two back to back weeks in San Francisco – starting with the Kafka Summit 2018 and finishing up with Oracle OpenWorld. Two drastically different conferences, but they both reinforce our thinking and continue to bolster our opinion: The defacto system-of-record for the enterprise is moving to a distributed log […]

November 15, 2018

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by: Kenny Gorman

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Categories: Apache Flink, Apache Kafka, Industry News

Core support for Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) was added to Apache Kafka in the 0.10.2 release. This allows for simple username/password authentication to Kafka using SASL. We are excited to add this authentication mechanism to the Eventador service. Here is how it works.

February 20, 2018

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by: Kenny Gorman

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Categories: Apache Kafka, Product Feature