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  • Netflix Studio Search: Using Elasticsearch and Apache Flink to Index Federated GraphQL Data

    Netflix engineers recently published how they built Studio Search, using Apache Kafka streams, an Apache Flink-based Data Mesh process, and Elasticsearch to manage the index. They designed the platform to take a portion of Netflix's federated GraphQL graph and make it searchable. Today, Studio Search powers a significant portion of the user experience for many applications within the organisation.

  • Introducing Microsoft Avro

    Microsoft has announced their implementation of the Apache Avro wire protocol. Avro is described a “compact binary data serialization format similar to Thrift or Protocol Buffers” with additional features needed for distributed processing environments such as Hadoop.