Category: Kafka

Cloudy with a chance of meatballs

Cloudy with a chance of meatballs

Recently I have setup test environments on both the IBM MQ and Confluent Kafka cloud offerings. For both of these the setup was quick and simple.   Since many applications today are using client connections, switching from a locally hosted service to a cloud offering was as simple as changing the connection URL. From first connect…
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Typical use cases of Kafka

Apache Kafka has grown a lot in functionality and reach in last couple of years. It’s used in production by one third of the Fortune 500, including seven of the top 10 global banks, eight of the top 1

Apache Kafka: Creating Real-Time Distributed Microservices

Apache Kafka is proving its mettle in the burgeoning microservices space Research values the global microservices industry at $1.8 billion, and microservices deployments continue to rise across the board. With that sort of interest, there is now a great collection of frameworks, libraries and other packages designed to help construct elegant, reactive services.  One of…
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AIOps is Dead. Long live AIOps!

Confluent, an Apache Kafka service provider adopts a new license to fight against cloud service providers

Confluent, an Apache Kafka service provider adopts a new license to fight against cloud service providers