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Apache Kafka

PlayA Tour of Apache Kafka
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A Tour of Apache Kafka

Learn about typical Apache Kafka use cases and how organisations can process large quantities of data in real time using the Kafka Streams API and KSQL.

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PlayStateful, Stateless and Serverless – Running Apache Kafka<sup>®</sup> on Kubernetes
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Stateful, Stateless and Serverless – Running Apache Kafka® on Kubernetes

Joe Beda, CTO of Heptio and co-creator of Kubernetes, and Gwen Shapira, principal data architect at Confluent, will help you decide if running Kafka on Kubernetes is the right approach for your organization.

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PlayJay Kreps (CEO, Confluent) on Exactly-once Semantics In Apache Kafka
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Jay Kreps (CEO, Confluent) on Exactly-once Semantics In Apache Kafka

Kafka has a set of new features supporting idempotence and transactional writes that support building real-time applications with exactly-once semantics. This talk provides an overview of these features.

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PlayDivide, Distribute and Conquer: Stream vs. Batch [Philly JUG]
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Divide, Distribute and Conquer: Stream vs. Batch [Philly JUG]

In this talk, get a short introduction to common approaches and architectures (lambda, kappa) for streaming processing and learn how to use open-source steam processing tools (Flink, Kafka Streams, Hazelcast Jet) for stream processing.

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Play2018 Apache Kafka® Report
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2018 Apache Kafka® Report

The survey of the Apache Kafka community shows how and why companies are adopting streaming platforms to build event-driven architectures.

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PlayRecommendations for Deploying Apache Kafka® on Kubernetes
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Recommendations for Deploying Apache Kafka® on Kubernetes

Learn Kubernetes terms, concepts and considerations, as well as best practices for deploying Apache Kafka on Kubernetes.

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PlayKafka and the Service Mesh
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Kafka and the Service Mesh

Originally presented by Gwen Shapira at Gluecon 2018, this talk covers the similarities and differences between the communication layer provided by a service mesh and Apache Kafka and their implementations, as well as ways you can combine them together.

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PlayApache Kafka for Java Developers [Pittsburgh JUG]
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Apache Kafka for Java Developers [Pittsburgh JUG]

In this talk, we’ll review the breadth of Apache Kafka as a streaming data platform, including, its internal architecture and its approach to pub/sub messaging.

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PlayKafka Summit San Francisco 2017
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Kafka Summit San Francisco 2017

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PlayDisaster Recovery for Multi-Datacenter Apache Kafka Deployments
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Disaster Recovery for Multi-Datacenter Apache Kafka Deployments

A practical guide to configuring multiple Apache Kafka clusters so that if a disaster scenario strikes, you have a plan for failover, failback, and ultimately successful recovery.

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PlayKSQL from Confluent | Streaming SQL for Apache Kafka
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KSQL from Confluent | Streaming SQL for Apache Kafka

Get an introduction to and demo of KSQL, Streaming SQL for Apache Kafka.

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PlayBuilding Microservices with Apache Kafka<sup>®</sup>
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Building Microservices with Apache Kafka®

In this talk, I'll describe some of the design tradeoffs when building microservices, and how Apache Kafka's powerful abstractions can help.

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PlayKafka: The Definitive Guide
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Kafka: The Definitive Guide

Learn how to take full advantage of Apache Kafka, the distributed, publish-subscribe queue for handling real-time data feeds. With this comprehensive book, you’ll understand how Kafka works and how it’s designed.

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PlayKafka Summit San Francisco 2016
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Kafka Summit San Francisco 2016

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PlayKafka Summit New York City 2017
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Kafka Summit New York City 2017

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PlayOptimizing Your Apache Kafka<sup>®</sup> Deployment
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Optimizing Your Apache Kafka® Deployment

This whitepaper discusses how to optimize your Apache Kafka deployment for various services goals including throughput, latency, durability and availability. It is intended for Kafka administrators and developers planning to deploy Kafka in production.

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Play2017 Apache Kafka<sup>®</sup> Report
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2017 Apache Kafka® Report

This survey focuses on why and how companies are using Apache Kafka and streaming data and the impact it has on their business.

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PlayDistributed Stream Processing with Apache Kafka
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Distributed Stream Processing with Apache Kafka

Presentation from Apache Kafka Meetup at Strata San Jose (3/14/17). Jay Kreps will introduce Kafka and explain why it has become the de facto standard for streaming data.

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PlayMicroservices in the Apache Kafka<sup>®</sup> Ecosystem
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Microservices in the Apache Kafka® Ecosystem

This white paper provides a brief overview of how microservices can be built in the Apache Kafka ecosystem.

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PlayDeploying Confluent Enterprise on Microsoft Azure
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Deploying Confluent Enterprise on Microsoft Azure

This white paper outlines the integration of Confluent Enterprise with the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform.

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PlayDeploying Confluent Platform with Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System
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Deploying Confluent Platform with Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System

A step-by-step guide to deploying Confluent Platform services on a running DC/OS environment.

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PlayPartner Development Guide for Kafka Connect
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Partner Development Guide for Kafka Connect

Best practices for developing a connector using Kafka Connect APIs.

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PlayLarge-Scale Stream Processing with Apache Kafka - 50:46
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Large-Scale Stream Processing with Apache Kafka - 50:46

Neha Narkhede explains how Apache Kafka was designed to support capturing and processing distributed data streams by building up the basic primitives needed for a stream processing system.

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PlayProfessional Services: Application Architecture
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Professional Services: Application Architecture

This engagement will have a Confluent Kafka expert work alongside your technical teams to assess an upcoming or active Kafka-based project you’re planning.

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PlayAmazon Web Services Cloud Deployment
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Amazon Web Services Cloud Deployment

A Confluent Kafka expert will work alongside your technical teams to assess an upcoming Kafka & Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud deployment. They will review your goals, discuss design tradeoffs and share known best practices drawn from existing AWS deployments.

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PlayConfluent Platform Reference Architecture for Kubernetes
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Confluent Platform Reference Architecture for Kubernetes

The reference architecture provides a detailed architecture for deploying Confluent Platform on Kubernetes and uses the Helm Charts for Confluent Platform as a reference to illustrate configuration and deployment practices.

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PlayProduction Health Check
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Production Health Check

A Confluent Kafka expert will work alongside your technical teams to assess your current Kafka deployment’s health and overall capabilities, making recommendations to meet the ongoing needs of your organization.

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PlayProfessional Services: Multi-Datacenter
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Professional Services: Multi-Datacenter

The goal of this consulting engagement is to have a Confluent Kafka expert enable you to deploy Kafka clusters across multiple data center (MDC) and/or regions, for georeplication or disaster recovery.

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PlayProfessional Services: Security Enablement
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Professional Services: Security Enablement

A Confluent Kafka expert will analyze your security requirements and discuss Kafka security concepts and to share best practices and known pitfalls.

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PlayProfessional Services: Version Upgrade
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Professional Services: Version Upgrade

The goal of this consulting engagement is to help you prepare for an upgrade to the latest Kafka or Confluent release.

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PlayRecommendations for Developers using Confluent Cloud
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Recommendations for Developers using Confluent Cloud

In this white paper, we offer recommendations and best practices for designing data architectures that will work well with Confluent Cloud.

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PlayDemo: Confluent Cloud Professional | Getting Started
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Demo: Confluent Cloud Professional | Getting Started

Get up and running with Confluent Cloud Professional in less than three minutes.

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PlayMonitoring Your Apache Kafka® Deployment End-to-End
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Monitoring Your Apache Kafka® Deployment End-to-End

In this white paper, you will learn how you can monitor your Apache Kafka deployments like a pro, the 7 common questions you'll need to answer, what requirements to look for in a monitoring solution and key advantages of the Confluent Control Center.

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PlayData Streaming: A New Imperative for Information Architectures
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Data Streaming: A New Imperative for Information Architectures

This viewpoint from analyst Ventana Research outlines the importance of streaming data and why it will be a standard component of enterprise information architectures.

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PlayA Real-Time Streaming Platform for Financial Services
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A Real-Time Streaming Platform for Financial Services

A real-time streaming platform for financial services.

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PlayKSQL from Confluent | Streaming SQL for Apache Kafka
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KSQL from Confluent | Streaming SQL for Apache Kafka

Get an introduction to and demo of KSQL, Streaming SQL for Apache Kafka.

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PlayIntroducing the Confluent CLI
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Introducing the Confluent CLI
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PlayConfluent Cloud Datasheet
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Confluent Cloud Datasheet

Confluent Cloud™ is a hosted and fully managed Apache Kafka® as a service in the public cloud.

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PlayConfluent Developer Training: Building Kafka Solutions
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Confluent Developer Training: Building Kafka Solutions

In this three-day hands-on course you will learn how to build an application that can publish data to, and subscribe to data from, an Apache Kafka cluster.

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PlayConfluent Operations Training for Apache Kafka
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Confluent Operations Training for Apache Kafka

In this three-day hands-on course, you will learn how to build, manage, and monitor clusters using industry best-practices developed by the world’s foremost Apache Kafka experts.

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PlayComparing Confluent Platform with Traditional Messaging Middleware
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Comparing Confluent Platform with Traditional Messaging Middleware

In this paper, we explore some of the fundamental concepts of Apache Kafka, the foundation of Confluent Platform, and compare it to traditional message-oriented middleware.

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PlayConfluent Enterprise Reference Architecture
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Confluent Enterprise Reference Architecture

Learn about the components of Confluent Enterprise, key considerations for production deployments, and guidelines for selecting hardware or deployment with different cloud providers.

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PlayConfluent Enterprise Datasheet
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Confluent Enterprise Datasheet

An overview of the Confluent Platform, the complete solution for real-time streams.

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Stream Processing

PlayStream Processing Made Easy With Confluent Cloud and KSQL
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Stream Processing Made Easy With Confluent Cloud and KSQL

Download the deployment guide to designing, configuring, and managing stream processing in Confluent Cloud with KSQL.

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PlayTop 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018: Event-Driven Model
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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018: Event-Driven Model

In this research report, Gartner explains why enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders must champion event thinking across business and IT.

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PlayStream Processing and Build Streaming Data Pipelines with Apache Kafka and KSQL
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Stream Processing and Build Streaming Data Pipelines with Apache Kafka and KSQL

In this talk, we’ll explain the architectural reasoning for Apache Kafka® and the benefits of real-time integration, and we’ll build a streaming data pipeline using nothing but our bare hands, Kafka Connect and KSQL.

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PlayKSQL Introduction | Level Up your KSQL
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KSQL Introduction | Level Up your KSQL

This video offers an introduction to Kafka stream processing, with a focus on KSQL.

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PlayRethinking Microservices with Stateful Streams
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Rethinking Microservices with Stateful Streams
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PlayKSQL from Confluent | Streaming SQL for Apache Kafka
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KSQL from Confluent | Streaming SQL for Apache Kafka

Get an introduction to and demo of KSQL, Streaming SQL for Apache Kafka.

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PlayStreaming Microservices: Contracts & Compatibility
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Streaming Microservices: Contracts & Compatibility

Recording from QCon New York 2017 Gwen Shapira discusses patterns of schema design, schema storage and schema evolution that help development teams build better contracts through better collaboration - and deliver resilient applications faster.

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PlayReal Time is Happening: Discover How Data Streaming Can Revolutionize Your Business
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Real Time is Happening: Discover How Data Streaming Can Revolutionize Your Business

Businesses are discovering that they can create new business opportunities as well as make their existing operations more efficient using real-time data at scale. Learn how real-time data streams is revolutionizing your business.

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PlayStream Processing with Apache Kafka and .NET
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Stream Processing with Apache Kafka and .NET

In this talk, Matt Howlett will give a technical overview of Kafka, discuss some typical use cases (from surge pricing to fraud detection to web analytics) and show you how to use Kafka from within your C#/.NET applications.

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PlayDistributed Stream Processing with Apache Kafka
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Distributed Stream Processing with Apache Kafka

Presentation from Apache Kafka Meetup at Strata San Jose (3/14/17). Jay Kreps will introduce Kafka and explain why it has become the de facto standard for streaming data.

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PlayApplication Development in the Emerging World of Stream Processing - 46:45
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Application Development in the Emerging World of Stream Processing - 46:45

Michael Noll provides an introduction to stream processing, use cases, and Apache Kafka.

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PlayI Heart Logs: Event Data, Stream Processing, and Data Integration
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I Heart Logs: Event Data, Stream Processing, and Data Integration

Jay Kreps, CEO of Confluent and co-creator of Apache Kafka, shows you how logs work in distributed systems, and provide practical applications of these concepts in a variety of common use cases.

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PlayMaking Sense of Stream Processing
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Making Sense of Stream Processing

In this book, O’Reilly author Martin Kleppmann shows you how stream processing can make your data processing systems more flexible and less complex.

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Connecting to Apache Kafka

PlayDeploying Confluent Enterprise on Microsoft Azure
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Deploying Confluent Enterprise on Microsoft Azure

This white paper outlines the integration of Confluent Enterprise with the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform.

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PlayDeploying Confluent Platform with Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System
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Deploying Confluent Platform with Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System

A step-by-step guide to deploying Confluent Platform services on a running DC/OS environment.

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PlayPartner Development Guide for Kafka Connect
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Partner Development Guide for Kafka Connect

Best practices for developing a connector using Kafka Connect APIs.

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Use Cases

Play10 Principles for Streaming Services
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10 Principles for Streaming Services

This paper provides 10 principles for streaming services, a list of items to be mindful of when designing and building a microservices system

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PlayApache Kafka<sup>®</sup> Delivers a Single Source of Truth for The New York Times
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Apache Kafka® Delivers a Single Source of Truth for The New York Times

Join The New York Times' Director of Engineering Boerge Svingen to learn how the innovative news giant of America transformed the way it sources content—all through the power of a real-time streaming platform.

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PlayCapital One Delivers Risk Insights in Real Time with Stream Processing
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Capital One Delivers Risk Insights in Real Time with Stream Processing

Join us for this online talk on lessons learned, best practices and technical patterns of Capital One’s deployment of Apache Kafka®.

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PlayApache Kafka<sup>®</sup> and Stream Processing at Pinterest
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Apache Kafka® and Stream Processing at Pinterest

In this talk, members of the Pinterest team share details of their results, offer lessons learned from their Confluent Go client migration and discuss their use cases for adopting Kafka Streams.

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PlayTop 3 Streaming Use Cases for Real Time Streams in Financial Services Architectures
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Top 3 Streaming Use Cases for Real Time Streams in Financial Services Architectures

Read this white paper to learn about the common use cases Confluent is seeing amongst its financial services customers.

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PlayDesigning Event-Driven Systems
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Designing Event-Driven Systems

Learn how service-based architectures and stream processing tools such as Apache Kafka can help you build business-critical systems.

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PlayRBC's Data-Driven Transformation with Confluent Platform
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RBC's Data-Driven Transformation with Confluent Platform

One of the largest banks in the world—with 16 million clients globally—RBC built a real-time, scalable and event-driven data architecture for their rapidly growing number of cloud, machine learning and AI initiatives.

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PlayHomeAway uses Confluent & Apache Kafka<sup>®</sup> to Transform Travel
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HomeAway uses Confluent & Apache Kafka® to Transform Travel

HomeAway, the world’s leading online marketplace for the vacation rental industry, uses Apache Kafka® and Confluent to match travelers with 2 million+ unique places to stay in 190 countries.

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PlayConfluent & Apache Kafka<sup>®</sup> Power Funding Circle's Lending Marketplace
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Confluent & Apache Kafka® Power Funding Circle's Lending Marketplace

Learn about the impact of Confluent and Apache Kafka® on Funding Circle’s lending marketplace, from Kafka Connect to Exactly-Once processing.

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PlayMicroservices Explained
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Microservices Explained

What is microservices? And how does it work in the Apache Kafka ecosystem.

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PlayBuilding Microservices with Apache Kafka<sup>®</sup>
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Building Microservices with Apache Kafka®

In this talk, I'll describe some of the design tradeoffs when building microservices, and how Apache Kafka's powerful abstractions can help.

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PlayMicroservices in the Apache Kafka<sup>®</sup> Ecosystem
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Microservices in the Apache Kafka® Ecosystem

This white paper provides a brief overview of how microservices can be built in the Apache Kafka ecosystem.

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PlayLeveraging Mainframe Data for Modern Analytics
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Leveraging Mainframe Data for Modern Analytics

Confluent and Attunity provide seamless mainframe integration and query offload for modern, distributed analytics environments via Apache Kafka.

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Kafka Summit London 2018 Presentations

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