data Artisans Unveils Turnkey Real-Time Stream Processing for Enterprises

New dA Platform 2 with Open Source Apache Flink® Makes Stream Processing Easy to Run in Production and Enables Companies to React Instantaneously to Data

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BERLIN, Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- data Artisans, founded by the original creators of Apache Flink®, today announced dA Platform 2, the next generation of its enterprise stream processing platform. Featuring the Application Manager, the new release productionizes stream processing and enables companies to provide real-time data applications as a centralized enterprise service. dA Platform 2 dramatically reduces the manpower, cost, and effort required to provide a reliable and high-impact stream processing platform across an organization. Demos of the enhanced platform will be on display at the third annual Flink Forward Berlin conference, September 11-13.

Apache Flink is a powerful and expressive system for processing streams of data at massive scale. Its rich API, stateful event-at-a-time processing, low-latency and high-throughput performance make it the best choice for stream processing data applications. Global companies such as Netflix, Uber, Alibaba, Capital One, Cisco, ING, and King, use Flink as the stream processing platform of choice for large-scale stateful applications, including real-time analytics, search and content ranking, and fraud/anomaly/threat detection.

Analysts predict the streaming analytics market will reach $13.7 billion USD by 20211, as companies across industries are adopting streaming data applications for fraud detection, sales and marketing management, predictive asset maintenance, risk management, and operations management, among other use cases. Because Apache Flink processes data in real time and can be applied to unbounded datasets, it is quickly emerging as the stream processing engine of choice for streaming data applications.

"The ability to react to data in real time is mission-critical for today’s enterprises, and Flink is being rapidly adopted for large-scale stateful applications that can process data instantly,” said Flink co-founder and data Artisans CEO Kostas Tzoumas. “dA Platform 2 makes it possible for enterprises to run streaming applications in production across their organization quickly and efficiently. We’re excited to preview this new technology with the community at Flink Forward Berlin and showcase true turnkey stream processing for enterprises of all shapes and sizes.”

Highlights of dA Platform 2
New to dA Platform 2 is the Application Manager, which streamlines the process of deploying and maintaining real-time streaming applications in production, greatly reducing the time-to-market and personnel required for businesses to realize value from streaming. It integrates with an organization’s existing streaming data sources, developer workflows, service deployment architecture, and logging and metrics infrastructure to be the nexus of all streaming data processing applications within the organization.

dA Platform 2 enables an organization to realize the full potential of streaming data processing with Flink and to focus on application development rather than the supporting infrastructure. The product solves many of the process and operational challenges around managing a fleet of Flink applications.

Key highlights include:

  • Orchestrates the lifecycle of Flink applications through development cycles
  • Integrates with logging and metrics systems to help engineers during debugging and development
  • Integrates with container platforms like Kubernetes for dynamic resource allocation
  • Automates common operations like redeploying an updated Apache Flink application or initiating a savepoint
  • Maintains records of all user actions and automatic processes for later auditing

Availability
dA Platform 2 is available now through an early access program. Interested parties can sign up to take part in the program at: http://data-artisans.scgtesting.com/da-platform-2. data Artisans will be working with its early access customers to get them started with the product starting in September 2017.

About Apache Flink
Apache Flink is used by developers to analyze and process data streams of very high volume. By adopting Flink and a data streaming architecture, enterprises can get real-time insights from their data in milliseconds, as well as cover existing historical data processing needs within a single platform. Flink is developed and supported by a vibrant and growing open source community at the Apache Software Foundation with 10,000+ members and more than 330 contributors, of which data Artisans engineers are proud participants.

About data Artisans
data Artisans was founded by the creators of open source Apache Flink® to bring real-time data applications to the enterprise. dA Platform 2, with open source Apache Flink, provides turnkey stream processing to businesses, enabling them to manage and deploy live data applications so they can react to data instantaneously and make better business decisions. Global companies such as Alibaba, ING, Netflix and Uber use Flink as the stream processing engine to power large-scale stateful applications, including real-time analytics, search and content ranking, and fraud detection.

Backed by Intel Capital, b-to-v Partners, and Tengelmann Ventures, data Artisans is based in Berlin, Germany with an office in San Francisco, Calif. For more information, visit https://data-artisans.com.

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1 Streaming Analytics by Market Type Report, MarketsandMarkets, July 2016

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