Confluent Cloud – Apache Kafka Re-Engineered for the Cloud

Confluent Cloud – Apache Kafka Re-Engineered for the Cloud

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Thursday 18 July, 2019

4:00pm - 5:00pm BST

Join Priya Shivakumar, Product Manager, Confluent Cloud, for this informative talk which explains why Confluent Cloud will revolutionise the way UK government builds streaming applications and real-time data pipelines with Confluent Cloud™, a fully managed cloud-native streaming service based on Apache Kafka®. Confluent Cloud is built and operated by the creators of Apache Kafka and delivers industry-leading scalability, latency, and uptime SLAs.

By attending this talk you will learn:

  • How to scale elastically between 0-100MBps
  • How to use the full Confluent Streaming platform in a cloud environment
  • How to do more with Apache Kafka including KSQL
  • How to start streaming in minutes
  • How Confluent will support the G-cloud

Speakers

Priya Shivakumar

Priya Shivakumar, Director of Product, Confluent

Priya is the Director of Product at Confluent, where she focuses on product and go-to-market strategy for Confluent Cloud, a fully managed Apache Kafka service. She brings more than a decade of experience in the tech industry as an engineering and product leader. Prior to Confluent, she led product marketing and GTM strategy for VSAN at VMware. As a growth strategy consultant at LEK before that, Priya advised clients on a range of growth issues that include new product introduction, commercialization, geo expansion, and acquisition.