data Artisans is the commercial entity that provides services and support for Flink. It employs many of the Flink committers and also makes an enterprise platform based on Flink available in the market.
Ellen Friedman mentions that Flink is big in Europe, but data Artisans people do not see their identity as being defined by their whereabouts and operate globally. Image: Friedman
Flink powers some of the world's iconic global enterprises. Image: Tzoumas
Flink's model is very closely aligned with Apache Beam, and the people involved in Flink have been working with the Dataflow model from early on. Image: Akidau