Today, we’re introducing Confluent Cloud’s fully managed service for Apache Flink®, improvements to Kora Engine, how AI and streaming work together, and much more.
As of today, Apache Flink® on Confluent Cloud is available for preview in select regions on AWS. In this post, learn how we’ve re-architected Flink as a cloud-native service on Confluent Cloud.
Learn how to build a Java pipeline that consumes clickstream data from Apache Kafka®. Consuming clickstreams is something that many businesses have a use for and it can also be generalized to consuming other types of streaming data.
This post was jointly written by Neha Narkhede, co-creator of Apache Kafka, and Flavio Junqueira, co-creator of Apache ZooKeeper. Many distributed systems that we build and use currently rely on dependencies like […]
Welcome to the first edition of Log Compaction, a monthly digest of highlights in the Apache Kafka and stream processing community. Today’s edition are the highlights from July and early […]
One of the things I realised while doing research for my book is that contemporary software engineering still has a lot to learn from the 1970s. As we’re in such […]
Apache Kafka is widely used to enable a number of data intensive operations from collecting log data for analysis to acting as a storage layer for large scale real-time stream […]
Previously, I posted about the Kafka REST Proxy from Confluent, which provides easy access to a Kafka cluster from any language. That post focused on the motivation, low-level examples, and […]
This post has been written in collaboration with Derrick Harris from Mesosphere and Joe Stein, a Kafka committer. For an updated version of this article, please see Apache Mesos, Apache Kafka and […]
Building operational simplicity into distributed systems, especially for nuanced behaviors, is somewhat of an art and often best achieved after gathering production experience. Apache Kafka‘s popularity can be attributed in […]
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 […]