Apache Flink vs. Impala vs. Airpal

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Description

What is 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.

What is Impala?

Impala is a modern, open source, MPP SQL query engine for Apache Hadoop. Impala is shipped by Cloudera, MapR, and Amazon. With Impala, you can query data, whether stored in HDFS or Apache HBase – including SELECT, JOIN, and aggregate functions – in real time.

What is Airpal?

A web-based query execution tool built on top of Facebook's PrestoDB.

Pros

Why do developers choose Apache Flink?
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Why do developers choose Impala?
Why do you like Impala?

Why do developers choose Airpal?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Apache Flink?
No Cons submitted yet for Apache Flink
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What are the cons of using Impala?
No Cons submitted yet for Impala
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What are the cons of using Airpal?
No Cons submitted yet for Airpal
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Companies

What companies use Apache Flink?
15 companies on StackShare use Apache Flink
What companies use Impala?
12 companies on StackShare use Impala
What companies use Airpal?
2 companies on StackShare use Airpal

Integrations

What tools integrate with Apache Flink?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Flink
What tools integrate with Impala?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Impala
What tools integrate with Airpal?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Airpal

What are some alternatives to Apache Flink, Impala, and Airpal?

  • Apache Spark - Fast and general engine for large-scale data processing
  • Druid - Fast column-oriented distributed data store
  • Presto - Distributed SQL Query Engine for Big Data (by Facebook)
  • Amazon Athena - Query S3 Using SQL

See all alternatives to Apache Flink



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