Ingesting Complex Healthcare Data with Apache Kafka

Kafka Summit 2016 | Users Track


Micah Whitacre

Micah Whitacre, Software Architect, Cerner Corporation


Healthcare data comes in many shapes and sizes making ingestion difficult for a variety of batch and near real time use cases. By Cerner evolving its architecture to adopt Apache Kafka, Cerner was able to build a modular architecture for current and future use cases. Reviewing the evolution of Cerner’s uses, developers can help to avoid mistakes and set themselves up for success.

Kafka Summit 2016