December 12, 2019 | Episode 72

Ask Confluent #16: ksqlDB Edition

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Vinoth Chandar has led various infrastructure projects at Uber and is one of the main drivers behind the ksqlDB project. In this episode hosted by Gwen Shapira (Engineering Manager, Cloud-Native Apache Kafka®), Vinoth and Gwen discuss what ksqlDB is, the kinds of applications that you can build with it, vulnerabilities, and various ksqlDB use cases. They also talk about what's currently the best version of Apache Kafka version for performance improvements that don’t cause breaking changes to existing Kafka configuration and functionality. 

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Episode 73December 16, 2019 | 53 min

Cloud-Native Patterns with Cornelia Davis

Host Tim Berglund catches up with Cornelia Davis, author of Cloud-Native Patterns and VP of Technology at Pivotal, on what cloud-native patterns are, the example code she created, her latest book, and how she wrote the book for the customers she interacts with on a daily basis.

Episode 74December 16, 2019 | 15 min

Apache Kafka 2.4 – Overview of Latest Features, Updates, and KIPs

Apache Kafka 2.4 includes new Kafka Core developments and improvements to Kafka Streams and Kafka Connect, including MirrorMaker 2.0, RocksDB metrics, and more.

Episode 75December 23, 2019 | 50 min

Apache Kafka and Apache Druid – The Perfect Pair ft. Rachel Pedreschi

Rachel Pedreschi's involvement in the open source community focuses primarily on Apache Druid, a real-time, high-performance datastore that provides fast, sub-second analytics and complements another powerful open source project as well: Apache Kafka®. Together, Kafka and Druid provide real-time event streaming and high-performance streaming analytics with powerful visualizations.

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