September 16, 2019 | Episode 54

Should You Run Apache Kafka on Kubernetes? ft. Balthazar Rouberol

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When it comes to deploying applications at scale without needing to integrate different pieces of infrastructure yourself, the answer nowadays is increasingly Kubernetes. Kubernetes provides all the building blocks that are needed, and a lot of thought is required to truly create an enterprise-grade Apache Kafka® platform that can be used in production. But before running Kafka on Kubernetes, there are some factors to consider. What are the maturing stages of Kubernetes adoption? How did Datadog experience these stages? Balthazar Rouberol shares what to think about before hopping on Kubernetes hype train.

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Episode 55September 18, 2019 | 43 min

KIP-500: Apache Kafka Without ZooKeeper ft. Colin McCabe and Jason Gustafson

Colin McCabe and Jason Gustafson discuss the history of Kafka, the creation of KIP-500, and the implications of removing ZooKeeper dependency and replacing it with a self-managed metadata quoroum.

Episode 56September 23, 2019 | 13 min

Understand What’s Flying Above You with Kafka Streams ft. Neil Buesing

Neil Buesing (Director of Real-Time Data, Object Partners) discusses what a day in his life looks like and how Kafka Streams helps analyze flight data.

Episode 57September 25, 2019 | 46 min

Scaling Apache Kafka with Todd Palino

Todd Palino talks about the start of Apache Kafka® at LinkedIn, what learning to use Kafka was like, how Kafka has changed, and what he and others in the community hope for in the future of Kafka.

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