August 21, 2019 | Episode 49

Contributing to Open Source with the Kafka Connect MongoDB Sink ft. Hans-Peter Grahsl

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Sink and source connectors are important for getting data in and out of Apache Kafka®. Tim Berglund invites Hans-Peter Grahsl (Technical Trainer and Software Engineer, Netconomy Software & Consulting GmbH) to share about his involvement in the Apache Kafka project, spanning from several conference contributions all the way to his open source community sink connector for MongoDB, now part of the official MongoDB Kafka connector code base. 

Join us in this episode to learn what it’s like to be the only maintainer of a side project that’s been deployed into production by several companies!

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Episode 50August 28, 2019 | 52 min

Helping Healthcare with Apache Kafka and KSQL ft. Ramesh Sringeri

Tim Berglund sits down with Ramesh Sringeri to discuss two Kafka use cases that Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is working on: achieving near-real-time streams of data to support meaningful intracranial pressure prediction and better manage intracranial pressure, and testing machine learning models with KSQL, Kafka Streams, and Kafka.

Episode 51September 4, 2019 | 22 min

Ask Confluent #15: Attack of the Zombie Controller

Gwen Shapira answers your questions on creating tables in nested JSON topics, how to balance ordering, latency and reliability, building event-based systems, and how to navigate the tricky endOffsets API. She also discusses the hardships of fencing zombie requests, talks given at previous Kafka Summits, and an important question from Ask Confluent #3.

Episode 52September 9, 2019 | 54 min

Connecting to Apache Kafka with Neo4j

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.

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