Streaming at King, Migrating batch-ETLs to streaming Flink

Apache Flink Meetup Stockholm
Apache Flink Meetup Stockholm
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Excited to announce the next meetup in Stockholm hosted by King. Come join the fun evening for the interesting tech talks and conversations, pizza & drinks.

Agenda:
5:30 pm - 5:35 pm Welcome speech by Marcus Walter, Principal Engineer at King
5:35 pm - 6:00 pm Food & Networking
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Talk #1: Streaming at King by Anis Nasir
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Talk #2: Migrating batch-ETLs to streaming Flink by William Saar
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Networking

Talk #1: "Streaming at King" by Anis Nasir, Backend Engineer at King

Abstract: King is one of the major mobile gaming companies in the world with numerous mobile games running in production, e.g., candy crush, bubble witch, farm heroes and many others. These games produce billions of events on daily basis, which require to be processed in real-time with latencies within seconds. At King, we have developed an in-house streaming platform called RBEA (rule-based event aggregator), which allows scientists and engineers across King to write streaming application and extract information from the enormous amount of data. The talk will cover various aspects on running streaming platform in production environment at King.

Speaker: Anis Nasir is a backend engineer at King, working for the streaming platform team for more than a year. Prior to work, he finished his PhD at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

Talk #2: "Migrating batch-ETLs to streaming Flink" by William Saar, Independent Data Engineering Consultant at Updab AB

Abstract: Streaming data processing is becoming more capable and able to replace many of yesterday's batch-based processing architectures. This talk describes benefits, challenges and techniques for migrating from batch-based processing architectures to streaming data processing with Flink.

Speaker: William Saar runs independent consulting firm Updab AB that specializes in streaming data engineering. William has worked with Flink as a former member of the initial streaming platform team at King, and recently to help build a San Francisco-based web application security startup.

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