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Not Your Mother's Kafka - Deep Dive into Confluent Cloud Infrastructure

Confluent Cloud runs a modified version of Apache Kafka - redesigned to be cloud-native and deliver a serverless user experience. In this talk, we will discuss key improvements we've made to Kafka and how they contribute to Confluent Cloud availability, elasticity, and multi-tenancy. You'll learn about innovations that you can use on-prem, and everything you need to make the most of Confluent Cloud.


Gwen Shapira

Gwen Shapira is a Software Enginner at Confluent. She has 15 years of experience working with code and customers to build scalable data architectures, integrating relational and big data technologies. She currently specialises in building real-time reliable data processing pipelines using Apache Kafka. Gwen is an Oracle Ace Director, an author of books including 鈥淜afka, the Definitive Guide鈥, and a frequent presenter at data related conferences. Gwen is also a committer on the Apache Kafka and Apache Sqoop projects.