May 18, 2020 | Episode 100

AMA with Tim Berglund | Streaming Audio Special

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Happy 100th episode of Streaming Audio! Thank you to everyone who has listened, subscribed, left a review, and mostly, for sharing our passion for event streaming. We can't wait for the next 100! To celebrate, Ben Stopford (Senior Director of the Office of the CTO, Confluent) hosts an AMA (ask me anything) with Tim, covering 62 questions in total—from his career, his time at Confluent, Marvel vs. DC, and what he looks for in a new hire, to how to nail your next conference talk. 

We hope you enjoy this special 100th episode of Streaming Audio: a podcast about Apache Kafka®, Confluent, and the cloud.

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Episode 101May 20, 2020 | 31 min

Connecting Snowflake and Apache Kafka ft. Isaac Kunen

Isaac Kunen discusses the Snowflake Kafka Connector and some of the unique challenges and adaptations it has had to undergo, as well as the interesting history behind the connector. In addition, he shares how Snowflake is taking on event streaming by implementing the Kafka connector and what he hopes to see in the future with Kafka releases.

Episode 102May 27, 2020 | 42 min

Scaling Apache Kafka in Retail with Microservices ft. Matt Simpson from Boden

Matt Simpson shares about how Kafka has helped Boden digitize their business, transitioning from catalogs to online sales, tracking stock, and identifying buying patterns. Matt also shares about what he's learned through using Kafka as well as the challenges of being a product master. And lastly, what is Matt excited for for the future of Boden? Find out in this episode!

Episode 103June 1, 2020 | 40 min

Introducing JSON and Protobuf Support ft. David Araujo and Tushar Thole

Confluent Platform 5.5 introduces long-awaited JSON Schema and Protobuf support in Confluent Schema Registry and across other platform components.

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