26-28 November, 2019, Vilnius

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Ricardo Ferreira

Confluent, USA

Biography

Ricardo is a Developer Advocate at Confluent, the company founded by the creators of Apache Kafka. He has +21 years of experience working with Software Engineering, where he specialized in different types of Distributed Systems such as Integration, SOA, NoSQL, Messaging, API Management, and Cloud Computing. Prior to Confluent, he worked for other vendors such as Oracle, Red Hat and IONA Technologies, as well as several consulting firms. While not working and like any good Brazilian; he enjoys cooking Churrasco’s (i.e.: Brazilian Barbecue) with his family and friends, where he gets the chance to talk about anything that is not IT related. Currently, he lives in Apex, North Carolina, with his wife, and son.

Talk

Everything you Wanted to Know about Apache Kafka but you Were too Afraid to Ask! 

Streaming platforms have emerged as a popular, new trend, but what exactly is a streaming platform? Part messaging system, part Hadoop made fast, part fast ETL and scalable data integration, with Apache Kafka at the core, streaming platforms offer an entirely new perspective on managing the flow of data. This talk will explain what a streaming platform such as Apache Kafka is and some of the use cases and design patterns around its use. Moreover, this talk will also present and answer a set of random — but recurring — questions from the community about Apache Kafka.

Session Keywords

Stream Processing
Messaging
Kafka
KSQL