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August 17, 2020 | Episode 115

Disaster Recovery with Multi-Region Clusters in Confluent Platform ft. Anna McDonald and Mitch Henderson

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Multi-Region Clusters improve high availability in Apache Kafka®, ensure cluster replication across multiple zones, and help with disaster recovery. 

Making sure users are successful in every area of their Kafka deployment, be it operations or application development for specific use cases, is what Anna McDonald (Team Lead Customer Success Technical Architect) and Mitch Henderson (Principal Customer Success Technical Architect) are passionate about here at Confluent.

In this episode, they share common challenges that users often run into with Multi-Region Clusters, uses cases for them, and what to keep in mind when considering replication. 

Anna and Mitch also discuss consuming from followers, auto client failover, and offset issues to be aware of.

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