In the last year, we’ve experienced enormous growth on Confluent Cloud, our fully managed Apache Kafka® service. Confluent Cloud now handles several GB/s of traffic—a 200-fold increase in just six
Every developer who uses Apache Kafka® has used a Kafka consumer at least once. Although it is the simplest way to subscribe to and access events from Kafka, behind the
When managing Apache Kafka® clusters at scale, tasks that are simple on small clusters turn into significant burdens. To be fair, a lot of things turn into significant burdens at
Most people think that what’s exciting about distributed systems is the ability to support really big applications. When you read a blog about a new distributed database, it usually talks
This blog post is the third in a series about the Streams API of Apache Kafka, the new stream processing library of the Apache Kafka project, which was introduced in Kafka v0.10.
Apache Kafka (the basis for the Confluent Platform) delivers an advanced stream processing platform for streaming data across AWS, GCP, and Azure at scale, used by thousands of companies. Amazon
This blog post is the first in a series about the Streams API of Apache Kafka, the new stream processing library of the Apache Kafka project, which was introduced in Kafka v0.10. Current
In previous blog posts we introduced Kafka Streams and demonstrated an end-to-end Hello World streaming application that analyzes Wikipedia real-time updates through a combination of Kafka Streams and Kafka Connect.
This post was written by guest blogger Rajiv Kurian from SignalFx. SignalFx is a member of the Confluent partner program. Rajiv is a software engineer with over five years experience building
Apache Kafka is a high-throughput distributed message system that is being adopted by hundreds of companies to manage their real-time data. Companies use Kafka for many applications (real time stream