October 9, 2019 | Episode 60

Improving Fairness Through Connection Throttling in the Cloud with KIP-402 ft. Gwen Shapira

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The focus of KIP-402 is to improve fairness in how Apache Kafka® processes connections and how network threads pick up requests and new data. Gwen Shapira (Engineering Manager for Cloud-Native Kafka, Confluent) outlines the details of this KIP and her team’s efforts to make user-facing Kafka improvements. Halfway through the episode, Gwen shares how to send metadata and produce client messages. 

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Episode 61October 16, 2019 | 46 min

Apache Kafka on Kubernetes, Microsoft Azure, and ZooKeeper with Lena Hall

Lena Hall joins Tim Berglund in the studio to talk about Apache Kafka, the various ways to run Kafka on Microsoft Azure, Kafka on Kubernetes (K8s), and some exciting events that are happening in the Kafka world.

Episode 62October 23, 2019 | 45 min

Distributed Systems Engineering with Apache Kafka ft. Colin McCabe

Colin McCabe shares about what it’s like being a distributed systems engineer, how it differs from being a full stack engineer, and the importance of open source community involvement.

Episode 63October 28, 2019 | 43 min

Data Integration with Apache Kafka and Attunity

From change data capture (CDC) to business development, connecting Apache Kafka® environments, and customer success stories, Graham Hainbach discusses the possibilities of data integration with Kafka and Attunity using Replicate, Compose, and Manager. He also shares real-life examples of how Attunity best leverages Kafka in their systems.

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