May 28, 2023·edited May 28, 2023

@swirlAI Thank you for writing the article. I have the following questions.

1) How does the flink receives/processes stream of data? Do task managers work on top of kafka queues?

2) Why do we need network managers for stream processing? I believe that the actor system already provides a way to move data and coordinate among tasks.

3) Why does flink uses concept of timeslots on the jobs. I don't think kafka stream processor uses timeslots concept?

4) The artictecture described is good for batch processing, but you mentioned that flink is used for stream processing?

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this article is full capitalized terms and doesn't explain the core concepts in. any meaningful manner.

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