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I’m fresh off the plane from two back to back weeks in San Francisco – starting with the Kafka Summit 2018 and finishing up with Oracle OpenWorld. Two drastically different conferences, but they both reinforce our thinking and continue to bolster our opinion: The defacto system-of-record for the enterprise is moving to a distributed log […]

November 15, 2018

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by: Kenny Gorman

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Categories: Apache Flink, Apache Kafka, Industry News

Apache Kafka was built by a team of Engineers at LinkedIn circa 2000. They were trying to solve the problem of how to pipeline data between various components of their micro-services based architecture. They decided they needed a single pub/sub messaging platform designed to move data efficiently. Kafka was born. Flash forward 2015. @erikbeebe and […]

November 5, 2016

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by: Kenny Gorman

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Categories: Apache Kafka, Industry News