July 15, 2019 | Episode 42

Kafka in Action with Dylan Scott

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Author Dylan Scott tells all about his upcoming Manning title Kafka in Action, which shares how Apache Kafka® can be used by beginners who are just starting out their own projects and dispels common Hadoop-related myths, as Kafka has grown to become a powerful event streaming platform beyond big data ecosystems alone.

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