Apache Kafka and the Stream Data Platform - Jay Kreps

September 23, 2016 Jay Kreps

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. 

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Jay Kreps

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.

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