Kafka has captured mindshare in the data records streaming market, and in this presentation, we knock on its door and see what lies behind. What is the draw? What makes it an attractive addition? How does it compare to Message Queues and other message streaming services?
We will do a thorough introduction into what is Kafka. We will also discuss Consumers, Producers, Streams. Integration with ZooKeeper, and discuss the performance aspect of using Kafka.
Daniel is a programmer, consultant, instructor, speaker, and recent author. With over 20 years of experience, he does work for private, educational, and government institutions. He is also currently a speaker for No Fluff Just Stuff tour. Daniel loves JVM languages like Java, Groovy, and Scala; but also dabbles with non JVM languages like Haskell, Ruby, Python, LISP, C, C++. He is an avid Pomodoro Technique Practitioner and makes every attempt to learn a new programming language every year. For downtime, he enjoys reading, swimming, Legos, football, and barbecuing.