By this point, just about everybody has had a go playing with ChatGPT, making it do all sorts of wonderful and strange things. But how do you go beyond just messing around and using it to build a real-world, production application?
Stream processing has long forced an uncomfortable trade-off: choose a framework based on its power, or in your preferred programming language. GraalVM may offer an alternative solution to avoid having to choose.
From fraud detection and predictive analytics, to real-time customer experiences and cyber security, stream processing has countless benefits for use cases big and small. By unlocking the power of continuous […]
What will the next important category of databases look like? For decades, relational databases were the undisputed home of data. They powered everything: from websites to analytics, from customer data […]
To effectively use ksqlDB, the streaming database for Apache Kafka®, you should of course be familiar with its features and syntax. However, a deeper understanding of what goes on underneath […]
We are pleased to announce that Confluent has been named a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave: Streaming Analytics, Q2 2021 report (the report is available to Forrester subscribers or […]
What if I told you there is a query your database can’t answer? That would probably surprise you. With decades of effort behind them, databases are one of the most […]
Software engineering memes are in vogue, and nothing is more fashionable than joking about how complicated distributed systems can be. Despite the ribbing, many people adopt them. Why? Distributed systems […]
All around the world, companies are asking the same question: What is happening right now? We are inundated with pieces of data that have a fragment of the answer. But […]
ksqlDB, the event streaming database, is becoming one of the most popular ways to work with Apache Kafka®. Every day, we answer many questions about the project, but here’s a […]
More than ever before, people demand immediacy in every aspect of their lives. Expectations for how we shop, bank, and commute have completely evolved over the last decade. When you […]
When a company becomes overreliant on a centralized database, a world of bad things start to happen. Queries become slow, taxing an overburdened execution engine. Engineering decisions come to a […]
We’re excited to announce Tutorials for Apache Kafka®, a new area of our website for learning event streaming. Kafka Tutorials is a collection of common event streaming use cases, with […]