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Re: [DISCUSS] Dropping flink-storm?


Thanks for opening the issue Chesnay. I think the overall consensus is to
drop flink-storm and only keep the Bolt and Spout wrappers. Thanks for your
feedback!

Cheers,
Till

On Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 9:37 AM Chesnay Schepler <chesnay@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I've created https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLINK-10509 for
> removing flink-storm.
>
> On 28.09.2018 15:22, Till Rohrmann wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > I would like to discuss how to proceed with Flink's storm compatibility
> > layer flink-strom.
> >
> > While working on removing Flink's legacy mode, I noticed that some parts
> of
> > flink-storm rely on the legacy Flink client. In fact, at the moment
> > flink-storm does not work together with Flink's new distributed
> > architecture.
> >
> > I'm also wondering how many people are actually using Flink's Storm
> > compatibility layer and whether it would be worth porting it.
> >
> > I see two options how to proceed:
> >
> > 1) Commit to maintain flink-storm and port it to Flink's new architecture
> > 2) Drop flink-storm
> >
> > I doubt that we can contribute it to Apache Bahir [1], because once we
> > remove the legacy mode, this module will no longer work with all newer
> > Flink versions.
> >
> > Therefore, I would like to hear your opinion on this and in particular if
> > you are using or planning to use flink-storm in the future.
> >
> > [1] https://github.com/apache/bahir-flink
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Till
> >
>
>