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Apache Flink is a framework and distributed processing engine for stateful computations over unbounded and bounded data streams. Flink has been designed to run in all common cluster environments, perform computations at in-memory speed and at any scale.

Google Dataflow is a unified programming model and a managed service for developing and executing a wide range of data processing patterns including ETL, batch computation, and continuous computation. Cloud Dataflow frees you from operational tasks like resource management and performance optimization.
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Computer Software Company30%
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Comms Service Provider18%
Media Company14%
Retailer9%
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Apache Flink is ranked 5th in Streaming Analytics with 7 reviews while Google Cloud Dataflow is ranked 9th in Streaming Analytics. Apache Flink is rated 7.4, while Google Cloud Dataflow is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Apache Flink writes "Scalable framework for stateful streaming aggregations". On the other hand, Apache Flink is most compared with Amazon Kinesis, Spring Cloud Data Flow, Azure Stream Analytics, Databricks and IBM Streams, whereas Google Cloud Dataflow is most compared with Apache NiFi, Amazon Kinesis, Databricks, Azure Stream Analytics and Apache Spark.

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