@Scale 2019: Kafka @Scale: Confluent’s Journey Bringing Event Streaming to the Cloud
As streaming platforms become central to data strategies, companies both small and large are re-thinking their architecture with real-time context at the forefront. What was once a ‘batch’ mindset is quickly being replaced with stream processing as the demands of the business impose more and more real-time requirements on developers and architects. What started at companies like LinkedIn, Facebook, Uber, Netflix and Yelp has made its way to countless others in a variety of sectors. Today, thousands of companies across the globe build their businesses on top of Apache Kafka®. This talk will be a deep dive into the evolution and future of event streaming and the lessons that Confluent learned through its journey to make the platform cloud-native.