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Confluent for Microservices

An event streaming platform based on Apache Kafka®

A Scalable Foundation for the Event-Driven Architecture

Microservices architectures enable organizations to evolve their systems away from the slow and unresponsive shared-state architectures of the past. Confluent provides an event streaming platform for incorporating data in flight into a lightweight, efficient, and responsive microservices architecture. Confluent is the backbone for event driven services.

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Building Services using a Streaming Platform

  • Embrace Event-Based thinking with an infrastructure built to handle streaming events

  • Create a shared source of truth from event-stream datasets

  • Join and process events created by any service, in any location

  • Scale to support 1000s of services

The Confluent Advantage

An Apache Kafka-based event streaming platform for the enterprise, Confluent acts as the central nervous system for microservices-based applications.

  • Store events as immutable or compacted logs

    • Publish, subscribe to streams of data
    • Process streams of data
    • Easily scale to thousands of services
  • Decouple the source of an event from how and when it is consumed

    • Maintain data consistency across service boundaries with the Confluent schema registry
  • Build a complete architecture

    • Prebuilt connectors for easily replicating data to and from all your data systems and applications
    • Available clients for most common programming languages other than Java or Scala
  • Operate with confidence

    • Proactively assess cluster health and avoid downtime
    • Auto-balance data for best system performance

Apache Kafka for Microservices:
A Confluent Online Talk Series

This three-part online talk series introduces key concepts, use cases and best practices for getting started with microservices.

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