Listen to Tim Berglund, Gwen Shapira, and guests unpack a variety of topics surrounding Apache Kafka®, Confluent, real-time data streaming, and the cloud.
Neil Buesing (Director of Real-Time Data, Object Partners) discusses what a day in his life looks like and how Kafka Streams helps analyze flight data.
Colin McCabe and Jason Gustafson discuss the history of Kafka, the creation of KIP-500, and the implications of removing ZooKeeper dependency and replacing it with a self-managed metadata quoroum.
What are the maturing stages of Kubernetes adoption? How did Datadog experience these stages? Balthazar Rouberol explains what to think about before hopping on Kubernetes hype train.
Jay Kreps to talk about stream processing, his early coding days at LinkedIn, starting Confluent, the highs, the lows, and everything in between.
Michael Hunger and David Allen discuss Neo4j basics and major features introduced in Neo4j 3.4.15. They'll cover the history of the integration and features in relation to Apache Kafka®, change data capture (CDC), using Neo4j to put graph operations into an event streaming application, and how GraphQL fits in with event streaming and GRANDstack.
Tim Berglund is a teacher, author, and technology leader with Confluent, where he serves as the senior director of developer advocacy. He can frequently be found at speaking at conferences in the U.S. and all over the world. Tim is the co-presenter of various O'Reilly training videos on topics ranging from Git to distributed systems, and he is the author of "Gradle Beyond the Basics." He lives in Littleton, CO, U.S., with the wife of his youth.
Gwen Shapira is an engineering leader at Confluent. She has over 15 years of experience working with code and customers to build scalable data architectures, integrating relational and big data technologies. Gwen is the author of "Kafka: The Definitive Guide" and "Hadoop Application Architectures." Gwen is a frequent presenter at industry conferences, a PMC member on the Apache Kafka project, and a committer on Apache Sqoop™. When Gwen isn't building data pipelines or thinking up new features, you can find her pedaling on her bike exploring the roads and trails of California, and beyond.
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