Apache Kafka and the Stream Data Platform
Jay Kreps discusses Kafka, a horizontal scalable messaging system. He explains in detail how this software acts as a replacement for traditional enterprise message brokers and how it syncs data between different systems and databases, allowing for real time analytics.
About the Author
Jay Kreps is the co-founder and CEO of Confluent, a company focused on Apache Kafka. Previously, Jay was one of the primary architects for LinkedIn, where he focused on data infrastructure and data-driven products. He is the original author of several open source projects including Apache Kafka (distributed messaging system), Apache Samza (stream processing system), Voldemort (key-value store) and Azkaban.Follow on Twitter More Content by Jay Kreps