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Making your Life Easier with MongoDB and Kafka

Kafka Connect makes it possible to easily integrate data sources like MongoDB! In this session we will first explore how MongoDB enables developers to rapidly innovate through the use of the document model. We will then put the document model to life and showcase how to integrate MongoDB and Kafka through the use of the MongoDB Connector with Apache Kafka. Finally, we will explore the different ways of using the connector including the new Confluent Cloud integration.


Robert Walters

Robert Walters is a Product Manager at MongoDB responsible for various tools, connectors and "things". Robert has published the MongoDB IoT Reference Architecture, spoken at many conferences including IoT World, MongoDB World and AzureFest. Robert's career spans over 20 years in technology. Previous to MongoDB, Rob spent 17 years at Microsoft working in various roles including program management on the SQL Server team, consulting, and technical pre-sales. Rob has co-authored three patents for technologies used within SQL Server and was the lead author of several technical books on SQL Server. When not thinking about MongoDB, Rob provides fire suppression and emergency medical care as an on-call Firefighter and EMT for his local community.