Listen to Tim Berglund and guests unpack a variety of topics surrounding Apache Kafka®, Confluent, real-time data streaming, and the cloud.
Gwen Shapira outlines KIP-402, which aims to improve fairness in how Apache Kafka® processes connections and how network threads pick up requests and new data. She also shares about her team’s efforts to make user-facing Kafka improvements.
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.
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.
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. It also dispels common Hadoop-related myths, as Kafka has grown to become a powerful event streaming platform beyond big data ecosystems alone.
Tim Berglund (Senior Director of Developer Experience, Confluent) explains the Kafka Improvement Proposals (KIPs) and what’s new in Apache Kafka 2.3.
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.
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