Hi, I'm Maximilian Michels, software engineer and expert for data-intensive applications using Apache Flink, Apache Beam, and related open-source technology. - Learn more

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How Apache Beam Runs on Top of Apache Flink Apache Flink and Apache Beam are open-source frameworks for parallel, distributed data processing at scale. Unlike Flink, Beam does not come with a full-blown execution engine of its own but plugs into other execution engines, such as Apache Flink, Apache... Read more

The CAP Theorem's Common Misconception A couple of days ago I tweeted about the CAP theorem which sparked some interest and a small conversation on Twitter. Since tweets tend to disappear in the void pretty quickly, I thought I also put this here: The Misconception... Read more

Who Is Behind Maven Central? Ever wondered who or what is behind the central repository which is used to download the dependencies in your Maven / Gradle / SBT builds? Did you specify the repository URL in your build file? You didn’t? The actual URL... Read more