The Forrester Wave™: Streaming Analytics, Q2 2021

Alibaba Cloud was named a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Streaming Analytics, Q2 2021. Alibaba Cloud is the only Chinese cloud vendor that successfully secured it's spot in this report.

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Introduction

On June 7, 2021, Forrester, a global leading IT analysis organization, released the latest Forrester Wave Streaming Analytics Q2 2021. Alibaba Cloud is the only Chinese cloud vendor that successfully secured its spot in this report, and moved from the Contender Wave(thired-tier)to the Strong Performer Wave (second-tier). Represented by the "Ververica Platform", Alibaba Cloud's real-time streaming computing products were invited to Forrester's most strict evaluation process to compete with the other 13 prominent international data stream analysis service providers. Product capability, business strategy, and market performance are 3 dimensions that have been carefully evaluated, and there were 12 standards and more than 20 evaluation criteria in that process.

Key Takeaways:

·The founding team of Apache Flink launched the Ververica Platform. It is fully compatible with the open-source Flink API and provides a wealth of enterprise-level value-added functions.

·Alibaba Cloud Ververica has leading advantages in performance, analysis, and deployment options.

·Developers can use the Apache Flink API in Java, Scala, and Python to create data flow analysis jobs.

·Ververica is especially suitable for companies that want to use Apache Flink to innovate for data flow analysis and flow data processing workloads, and provide enterprise-level functions and support for them.

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