Listen to Tim Berglund and guests unpack a variety of topics surrounding Apache Kafka®, Confluent, real-time data streaming, and the cloud.
Imagine if you could create a better world for future generations simply by delivering marine ingenuity. Van Oord is a Dutch family-owned company that has served as an international marine contractor for over 150 years,. It relies on an enterprise architecture model that must seamlessly integrate data lineage and data governance. The basis of their holistic reference architecture is a change data capture (CDC) layer and a persistent layer that makes Confluent the core component of their future-proof digital data management solution. In this episode, Marlon Hiralal (Enterprise/Data Management Architect, Van Oord) and Andreas Wombacher (Data Engineer, Van Oord) share all about it.
Should enterprises be scared of Kafka? Why can it be hard to adopt Kafka? How do you drive Kafka adoption internally? All good questions, which Sam Benz (CTO) and Patrick Bönzli (Product Owner) address. They also explain how their company, SPOUD, has fully embraced Kafka for data delivery, which has proven to be successful for SPOUD since 2016 across various industries and use cases.
Synthesis Software Technologies, a Confluent partner, is migrating an existing behavioral IoT framework into Kafka to streamline and normalize vendor information. Nick Walker (Principle of Streaming) and Yoni Lew (DevOps Developer) of Synthesis discuss how they use Apache Kafka with the existing behavioral data that they collect.
When it comes to adopting event-driven architectures, a couple of key considerations often arise: the way that an asynchronous core interacts with external synchronous systems and the question of “how do I refactor my monolith into services?” Daniel Jagielski, a consultant working as a tech lead/dev manager at VirtusLab for Tesco, recounts how these very themes emerged in his work with European clients, specifically Tesco.
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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