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I'm excited to share our intent to acquire Immerok! Together, we’ll build a cloud-native service for Apache Flink that delivers the same simplicity, security, and scalability that you expect from Confluent for Kafka.
When you encounter a problem with Apache Kafka®—for example, an exploding number of connections to your brokers or perhaps some wonky record batching—it’s easy to consider these issues as something to be solved in and of themselves...
Wildlife monitoring is critical for keeping track of population changes of vulnerable animals. As part of the Confluent Hackathon ʼ22, I was inspired to investigate if a streaming platform could […]
This is a repost of a recent article that I wrote for ODBMS. In the last few years, there has been significant growth in the adoption of Apache Kafka. Current […]
This is an edited transcript of a talk I gave at the Craft Conference 2015. The video and slides are also available.
The rise in schema-free and document-oriented databases has led some to question the value and necessity of schemas. Schemas, in particular those following the relational model, can seem too restrictive, […]
Testing is one of the hardest parts of building reliable distributed systems. Kafka has long had a set of system tests that cover distributed operation but this is an area […]
Summary: Confluent is starting to explore the integration of databases with event streams. As part of the first step in this exploration, Martin Kleppmann has made a new open source […]
This is an edited transcript of a talk given by Alan Woodward and Martin Kleppmann at FOSDEM 2015. Traditionally, search works like this: you have a large corpus of documents, […]
As part of Confluent Platform 1.0 released about a month ago, we included a new Kafka REST Proxy to allow more flexibility for developers and to significantly broaden the number […]
The Apache Kafka community just announced the 0.8.2.1 release. This is a a bug fix release and fixes 4 critical issues reported in the 0.8.2.0 release (the full list of […]
Note For the latest, check out the blog posts Apache Kafka® Made Simple: A First Glimpse of a Kafka Without ZooKeeper and Apache Kafka Supports 200K Partitions Per Cluster.
This is an edited and expanded transcript of a talk I gave at Strange Loop 2014. The video recording (embedded below) has been watched over 8,000 times. For those of […]
If you are getting started with Kafka one thing you’ll need to do is pick a data format. The most important thing to do is be consistent across your usage. […]
We are very excited to announce general availability of Confluent Platform 1.0, a stream data platform powered by Apache Kafka, that enables high-throughput, scalable, reliable and low latency stream data […]
This is the second part of our guide on streaming data and Apache Kafka. In part one I talked about the uses for real-time data streams and explained the concept of […]
Data systems have mostly focused on the passive storage of data. Phrases like “data warehouse” or “data lake” or even the ubiquitous “data store” all evoke places data goes to […]