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5 lessons learned for successful migration to Confluent cloud

Confluent Cloud makes Devops engineers lives a lot more easier. Yet moving 1500 microservices, 10K topics and 100K partitions to a multi-cluster Confluent cloud can be a challenge. In this talk you will hear about 5 lessons that Wix has learned in order to successfully meet this challenge. These lessons include:

  1. Automation, Automation, Automation - all the process has to be completely automated at such scale
  2. Prefer a gradual approach - E.g. migrate topics in small chunks and not all at once. Reduces risks if things go bad
  3. Cleanup first - avoid migrating unused topics or topics with too many unnecessary partitions


Natan Silinitsky