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How to Fail at Apache Kafka®

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Apache Kafka® is used by thousands of companies across the world but, how difficult is it to operate? Which parameters do you need to set? What can go wrong? This online talk is based on real-world experience of Kafka deployments and explores a collection of common mistakes that are made when running Kafka in production and some best practices to avoid them.

Watch now to learn:

  • How to ensure your Kafka data is never lost
  • How to write code to cope when things go wrong
  • How to ensure data governance between producers and consumers
  • How to monitor your cluster

Join Apache Kafka expert, Pete Godfrey, for this engaging talk and delve into best practice ideas and insights.


Pete Godfrey, Systems Engineer, Confluent

Pete has over 20 years of professional experience spanning Application Development, Enterprise Architecture, Messaging and Cloud Infrastructure. He has led teams in a broad spectrum of technologies across a range of different industries including comparison shopping, gaming, logistics and fintech. He has spent the last 5 years focussing on real-time data systems.