Reportedly, Alibaba Group Holding Limited has acquired an open source big data firm, Data Artisans, for a total of €90 million ($103 million).
Berlin-based Data Artisans provides distributed systems and large-scale data processing solutions for enterprises. The startup offers its dA Platform, which consists of Apache Flink and dA Application Manager. Its customers include Netflix, ING and Uber. The Chinese e-commerce giant has been working with Data Artisans since 2016 and is one of the biggest users of Apache Flink. Read more