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What is Apache Kylin?

Apache Kylin™ is an open source Distributed Analytics Engine designed to provide SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) on Hadoop/Spark supporting extremely large datasets, originally contributed from eBay Inc.
Apache Kylin is a tool in the Big Data Tools category of a tech stack.
Apache Kylin is an open source tool with 2.5K GitHub stars and 1.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Apache Kylin's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Apache Kylin?

Companies

Developers
22 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Apache Kylin.

Apache Kylin Integrations

Hadoop, Apache Spark, Tableau, PowerBI, and Superset are some of the popular tools that integrate with Apache Kylin. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Apache Kylin.

Why developers like Apache Kylin?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Apache Kylin

Apache Kylin's Features

  • Extremely Fast OLAP Engine at Scale
  • ANSI SQL Interface on Hadoop
  • Interactive Query Capability
  • MOLAP Cube
  • Seamless Integration with BI Tools

Apache Kylin Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Apache Kylin?
Apache Spark
Spark is a fast and general processing engine compatible with Hadoop data. It can run in Hadoop clusters through YARN or Spark's standalone mode, and it can process data in HDFS, HBase, Cassandra, Hive, and any Hadoop InputFormat. It is designed to perform both batch processing (similar to MapReduce) and new workloads like streaming, interactive queries, and machine learning.
Presto
Presto is an open source distributed SQL query engine for running interactive analytic queries against data sources of all sizes ranging from gigabytes to petabytes.
Druid
Druid is a distributed, column-oriented, real-time analytics data store that is commonly used to power exploratory dashboards in multi-tenant environments. Druid excels as a data warehousing solution for fast aggregate queries on petabyte sized data sets. Druid supports a variety of flexible filters, exact calculations, approximate algorithms, and other useful calculations.
Amazon Athena
Amazon Athena is an interactive query service that makes it easy to analyze data in Amazon S3 using standard SQL. Athena is serverless, so there is no infrastructure to manage, and you pay only for the queries that you run.
Apache Flink
Apache Flink is an open source system for fast and versatile data analytics in clusters. Flink supports batch and streaming analytics, in one system. Analytical programs can be written in concise and elegant APIs in Java and Scala.
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