July 22, 2019 | Episode 43

Ask Confluent #14: In Control of Kafka with Dan Norwood

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Is Apache Kafka® actually a database? Can you install Confluent Control Center on Google Cloud Platform (GCP)? All this, plus some tips from Dan Norwood, the first user of Kafka Streams.

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Episode 44July 29, 2019 | 31 min

How to Convert Python Batch Jobs into Kafka Streams Applications with Rishi Dhanaraj

Rishi Dhanaraj worked at Zenreach as an intern and took on a big pile of Python batch jobs, turning them into some really interesting Kafka Streams code. Listen in as he walks us through how he did it.

Episode 45July 31, 2019 | 13 min

Confluent Platform 5.3 | What's New in This Release

A quick summary of the most important features in Confluent Platform 5.3. We discuss improved Kubernetes and Ansible support, improvements to Confluent Control Center that give you better insight into the data in your cluster, and an important new set of security features—Role-Based Access Control—aimed at making complex deployments more secure.

Episode 46August 8, 2019 | 16 min

Transparent GDPR Encryption with David Jacot

GDPR has challenged many digital enterprises to rethink the ways how they are dealing with customer data. Viktor Gamov chats with David Jacot about a unique approach to inter-broker traffic encryption that he implemented for his customer’s sidecar pattern use case.

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