Listen to Tim Berglund, Gwen Shapira, and guests unpack a variety of topics surrounding Apache Kafka®, Confluent, real-time data streaming, and the cloud.
Coming up with an honest test built on open source tools in an easily documented, replicable environment for a distributed system like Apache Kafka is not simple. Alok Nikhil (Cloud Native Engineer, Confluent) shares about getting Kafka in the cloud and how best to leverage Confluent Cloud for high performance and scalability.
Niamh O’Byrne and Barry Ballard discuss Confluent’s Certification program, including sample test questions, bootcamp, exam details, Kafka training, and getting the necessary practical hands-on experience.
Ever wonder what it's like to intern at a place like Confluent? Well, that's exactly what we discuss on today's episode with Leah Thomas.
This year, Confluent turns six! In honor of this milestone, we are taking a very special moment to celebrate with Gwen Shapira by highlighting the top six things everyone should know about Apache Kafka.
If you’ve ever wondered what Apache Kafka® is, what it’s used for, or wanted to learn Kafka architecture and all its components, buckle up! In today’s episode, Michael Noll and Tim Berglund discuss a series of fundamental questions: What is Kafka? What is an event? How do we organize and store events? And what is Kafka Streams?
Tim Berglund is a teacher, author, and technology leader with Confluent, where he serves as the senior director of developer advocacy. He can frequently be found at speaking at conferences in the U.S. and all over the world. Tim is the co-presenter of various O'Reilly training videos on topics ranging from Git to distributed systems, and he is the author of "Gradle Beyond the Basics." He lives in Littleton, CO, U.S., with the wife of his youth.
Gwen Shapira is an engineering leader at Confluent. She has over 15 years of experience working with code and customers to build scalable data architectures, integrating relational and big data technologies. Gwen is the author of "Kafka: The Definitive Guide" and "Hadoop Application Architectures." Gwen is a frequent presenter at industry conferences, a PMC member on the Apache Kafka project, and a committer on Apache Sqoop™. When Gwen isn't building data pipelines or thinking up new features, you can find her pedaling on her bike exploring the roads and trails of California, and beyond.
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