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Building a Distributed Runtime for Interactive Queries: Apache Kafka and Vert.x (codecentric.de)
16 points by krallistic on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment

I was just discussing the use-cases of Kafka Streams with a colleague today. Can someone explain how having only local state is advantageous for most applications? It would seem it's lacking key functionality if you still need to build a query layer that glues all the topic local states back together for a global state - like the author of the article is doing.

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