Apache Spark vs. Apache Flink vs. Apache Kylin

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What is 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.

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 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.
Why do developers choose Apache Spark?
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Why do developers choose Apache Flink?
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Why do developers choose Apache Kylin?
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What are the cons of using Apache Spark?
No Cons submitted yet for Apache Spark
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What are the cons of using Apache Flink?
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What are the cons of using Apache Kylin?
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What companies use Apache Spark?
330 companies on StackShare use Apache Spark
What companies use Apache Flink?
24 companies on StackShare use Apache Flink
What companies use Apache Kylin?
1 companies on StackShare use Apache Kylin
What tools integrate with Apache Spark?
12 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Spark
What tools integrate with Apache Flink?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Flink
What tools integrate with Apache Kylin?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Kylin

What are some alternatives to Apache Spark, Apache Flink, and Apache Kylin?

  • Amazon Athena - Query S3 Using SQL
  • Druid - Fast column-oriented distributed data store
  • Presto - Distributed SQL Query Engine for Big Data
  • Impala - Real-time Query for Hadoop

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