We proudly present our first keynote speaker for Flink Forward Berlin 2017: Xiaowei Jiang, Senior Director at Alibaba. He leads the StreamCompute Platform for AliCloud. The platform provides the real time data processing both internally and externally. Previously, he worked as Tech Lead at Facebook and Principal Engineer at Microsoft SQL Server.
Xiaowei will present the keynote “Bring Flink to Large Scale Production”. Alibaba operates the world’s largest e-commerce platform. The massive scale and strict latency requirements present unique challenges for real time data infrastructure. Xiaowei will share their scenarios and how they use Flink at Alibaba. In addition, he will talk about various improvements they made to bring Flink into large scale production.