Confluent Co-founder and CTO Neha Narkhede to Keynote at Germany’s Largest Open Source Conference
BERLIN (Berlin Buzzwords)—June 6, 2016—Confluent, founded by the creators of Apache Kafka, today announced that co-founder and CTO Neha Narkhede will keynote at Berlin Buzzwords, which takes place on June 5-7 at Kulturbrauerei in Berlin, Germany.
In its seventh year, Berlin Buzzwords brings together today’s leaders in open source software projects in the field of big data analysis, scalability, and storage. In her keynote, Neha will discuss application development and how the power of Apache Kafka is driving the industry shift toward mainstream stream processing. As opposed to processing data once a day, Kafka allows companies to glean and react to real-time insights from their data, enabling more long-term business value.
At Berlin Buzzwords, Confluent executives and engineers will present the following sessions:
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Apache Kafka is an open source technology that acts as a real-time, fault tolerant, highly scalable messaging system. It is widely adopted for use cases ranging from collecting user activity data, logs, application metrics, stock ticker data and device instrumentation. Its key strength is its ability to make high volume data available as a real-time stream for consumption in systems with very different requirements—from batch systems like Hadoop, to real-time systems that require low-latency access, to stream processing engines that transform the data streams as they arrive. This infrastructure lets you build around a single central nervous system transmitting messages to all the different systems and applications within a company.
Confluent, founded by the creators of Apache™ Kafka®, enables organizations to harness business value from stream data. The Confluent Platform manages the barrage of stream data and makes it available throughout an organization. It provides various industries, from retail, logistics and manufacturing, to financial services and online social networking, a scalable, unified, real-time data pipeline that enables applications ranging from large volume data integration to big data analysis with Hadoop to real-time stream processing. Backed by Benchmark, Data Collective, Index Ventures and LinkedIn, Confluent is based in Palo Alto. To learn more, please visitwww.confluent.io. Download Apache Kafka and Confluent Platform atwww.confluent.io/download.
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