Alibaba Tech

Mar 13, 2018

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Alibaba Blink: Real-Time Computing for Big-Time Gains

How a new real-time computing framework made the 2017 Double 11 Festival the largest real-time computing phenomenon in history

Enter real-time computing

The 2017 Double 11 big screen reported GMV in real-time

From Flink to Blink

Blink runtime: key developments

Optimized cluster deployment

Incremental checkpoint design

Asynchronous IO

Flink SQL: core features

Why SQL?

Stream computing versus batch computing

Flink SQL on Alibaba StreamCompute platform

Alibaba real-time computing applications


Screenshot of Alibaba Cloud development platform StreamCompute

Real-time machine learning platform

Looking ahead

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