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David Anderson

David Anderson

Software Practice Lead

Checkpoints and Recovery


Flink relies on snapshots of the state it is managing for both failure recovery and for handling operational tasks, such as rescaling, or migrating state during an application upgrade.

This video explains the differences between two types of snapshots -- checkpoints and savepoints -- and presents an example of how they work.


  • Snapshots, Checkpoints, and Savepoints
  • Recovery


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