Today I’d like to give a tour of the internals of Confluent’s Apache Kafka® service. Powering this is a next-generation engine, Kora. Kora is a cloud data service that serves up the Kafka protocol for our thousands of customers and their tens of thousands of clusters.
Companies are looking to optimize cloud and tech spend, and being incredibly thoughtful about which priorities get assigned precious engineering and operations resources. “Build vs. Buy” is being taken seriously again. And if we’re honest, this probably makes sense. There is a lot to optimize.
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.
People often imagine that to provide a cloud service for a piece of open source software is a simple matter of packaging up the open source and putting it in […]
Today, I’m very excited to announce an all-new website dedicated to Apache Kafka®, event streaming, and associated cloud technologies. The site is called Confluent Developer, and it represents a significant […]
Today, Confluent became a publicly traded company. This is a big milestone in the short life of our company. To the employees, customers, partners, investors, and the larger developer community […]
Today, I am delighted to announce an expanded partnership with Elastic. Together, we’re enabling our joint customers to set data in motion, and through that, deliver optimized search, real-time analytics, […]
Today, I am thrilled to announce a new strategic alliance with Microsoft to enable a seamless, integrated experience between Confluent Cloud and the Azure platform. This represents a significant milestone […]
I’m excited to announce a new strategic partnership with IBM. As part of this partnership, IBM will be reselling Confluent Platform, enabling its customers to leverage their existing IBM relationships […]
In April, we kicked off Project Metamorphosis. Project Metamorphosis is an effort to bring the simplicity of best of breed cloud systems to the world of event streaming. It is […]
A few weeks ago when we talked about our new fundraising, we also announced we’d be kicking off Project Metamorphosis. What is Project Metamorphosis? Let me try to explain. I […]
It’s an exciting day for Confluent, in the middle of a very unusual and difficult time in the larger world. Nonetheless, I thought it was important we share this news […]
Today marks a new release of KSQL, one so significant that we’re giving it a new name: ksqlDB. Like KSQL, ksqlDB remains freely available and community licensed, and you can […]
In 2011, Marc Andressen wrote an article called Why Software is Eating the World. The central idea is that any process that can be moved into software, will be. This […]