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 Avery explores the intersection between FaaS and event streaming applications, the pros and cons of FaaS, important considerations when building streaming applications and five rules that will help you understand how FaaS fits with the event streaming application.
Tim Berglund hosts Developer Advocate Ricardo Ferreira to discuss the concept of infrastructure as code, as well as the differences between Terraform, Ansible, Puppet and Chef.
Gwen asks: What happens when garbage collection causes Kafka to pause? And how do we run a Schema Registry cluster? We’ll find out in this episode of Ask Confluent.
Gwen is joined in studio by special guest Guozhang Wang, Kafka Streams pioneer and engineering lead at Confluent. He’ll talk to us about standby tasks and how one deserializes message headers.
Gwen is joined in studio by special guest Matthias J. Sax, a software engineer at Confluent. He’ll talk to us about Kafka consumers and Kafka Streams failover.
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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