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DevConf.us 2019 is the 2nd annual, free, Red Hat sponsored technology conference for community project and professional contributors to Free and Open Source technologies held at the Boston University in the historic city of Boston, USA.

When: Thursday, August 15 to Saturday, August 17, 2018

Venue: Boston University, George Sherman Union Building
Friday, August 16 • 11:00 - 11:45
Everything you Wanted to Know about Apache Kafka but you Were too Afraid to Ask!

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Streaming platforms have emerged as a popular, new trend, but what exactly is a streaming platform? Part messaging system, part Hadoop made fast, part fast ETL and scalable data integration, with Apache Kafka at the core, streaming platforms offer an entirely new perspective on managing the flow of data. This talk will explain what a streaming platform such as Apache Kafka is and some of the use cases and design patterns around its use. Moreover, this talk will also present and answer a set of random -- but recurring -- questions from the community about Apache Kafka.

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Ricardo Ferreira

Developer Advocate, Confluent
Ricardo is a Developer Advocate at Confluent, the company founded by the creators of Apache Kafka. He has over 21 years of experience working with software engineering, where he specialized in different types of distributed systems such as integration, SOA, NoSQL, messaging, API management... Read More →

Friday August 16, 2019 11:00 - 11:45 EDT
East Balcony GS Union, BU