February 14, 2019 | Episode 18

The Future of Serverless and Streaming with Neil Avery

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Neil Avery explores the intersection between FaaS and event streaming applications before taking a quick detour back in time to understand how we've gotten to this point in event-driven applications. He'll explain the pros and cons of FaaS, and cover how in its current state cold starts and latency concerns need to be part of the bigger picture when building streaming applications. Finally, Neil shares five rules that will help you understand how FaaS fits with the event streaming application.

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Episode 19February 20, 2019 | 21 min

Ask Confluent #10: Cooperative Rebalances for Kafka Connect ft. Konstantine Karantasis

Gwen Shapira speaks with Konstantine Karantasis, software engineer at Confluent, about the latest improvements to Kafka Connect and how to run the Confluent CLI on Windows.

Episode 20February 25, 2019 | 20 min

Splitting and Routing Events with KSQL ft. Pascal Vantrepote

Tim Berglund chats with Systems Engineer Pascal Vantrepote about the KSQL recipe he created based on a real-life customer use case in the financial services industry. They also discuss the advantages of KSQL, including no Java coding required.

Episode 21February 27, 2019 | 45 min

KTable Update Suppression (and a Bunch About KTables) ft. John Roesler

Apache Kafka 2.1 featured an interesting change to the table API—commonly known to the world as KIP-328—that gives you better control over how updates to tables are emitted into destination topics. Join John Roesler for a clear explanation of it.

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