Enterprises are investing heavily in stream processing technology, according to the second annual Apache Flink® user survey data Artisans announced a few days ago. The vast majority (87%) of organizations surveyed are planning to deploy more applications powered by the Apache Flink software in 2018.

Of the dozens of new application types developers are building or planning to build, machine learning (64%) (both for model scoring [34%] and model training [30%]), anomaly detection/system monitoring (27%), and business intelligence/reporting (25%) are the most popular, followed by recommendation/decision engines (22%) and security/fraud detection (19%), to round out the top five.

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