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Apache Kafka Meets Workflow Engines

Process automation technology progressed massively over the last years and can handle modern scalability and resiliency requirements. It is not the dinosaur some people think it is!

Now there are super interesting combinations between Kafka and a workflow engine possible, such as starting or influencing process instances upon certain events in a stream, orchestrating microservices by writing commands as Kafka records, or using Kafka to collect information about decentralized process executions.

In this talk, I will briefly walk you through these possibilities presenting real-life use cases and some sample code using open source tools.


Bernd Ruecker