Apache Kafka

Past Presentations

Drivetribe: A Social Network on Streams

Drivetribe is the world's biggest motoring destination, as envisioned by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May. Built on top of the Event Sourcing/CQRS pattern, the Drivetribe platform uses Apache Kafka as its source of truth and Apache Flink as its processing backbone. This talk aims...

Aris Koliopoulos CTO @Drivetribe
Hamish Dickson Backend engineer @Drivetribe
Streaming SQL Foundations: Why I ❤ Streams+Tables

What does it mean to execute robust streaming queries in SQL? What is the relationship of streaming queries to classic relational queries? Are streams and tables the same thing conceptually, or different? And how does all of this relate to the programmatic frameworks like we’re all familiar...

Tyler Akidau Engineer @Google & Founder/Committer on Apache Beam
Cloud Native Data Pipelines With Apache Kafka

As microservices, data services and serverless APIs proliferate in a cloud-native world, analysts still need to report on the business as a whole. Data engineers need to collect and standardize data in an increasingly complex and diverse system. Luckily, the problem is also the solution – the...

Gwen Shapira Principal Data Architect @Confluent, PMC Member @Kafka, & Committer Apache Sqoop
Kafka: a Modern Distributed System

You may have heard that Apache Kafka plays a central role in modern event-driven architectures. It lies at the heart of successful microservices implementations -- its loyal following is well versed in Kafka's key APIs: the Producer and Consumer, Kafka Streams, and maybe even KSQL. But have...

Tim Berglund Senior Director of Developer Experience @Confluent
Designing a Real-Time Global Sportsbook (From Scratch!)

Have you ever found yourself working on an established product and secretly wishing you could start it all again from scratch? Given the chance to pick from modern languages, platforms and technologies, how would you design your dream architecture?    12 months ago we were given this...

Ian Thomas Senior Principal Engineer @thestarsgroup
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