With the arrival of streaming platforms, companies are re-thinking their business strategy with real-time context at the forefront. What was once a ‘batch’ manner of thinking is quickly being replaced with streams as real-world examples are entering everyday life.
This revolution is transforming industries. What started at companies like LinkedIn, Uber, Netflix and Yelp has made its way to countless others. Today, thousands of companies across the globe build their businesses on top of Apache Kafka. The developers responsible for this revolution need a place to share their experiences on this journey.
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Arcadia Data provides the first native visual analytics software that runs within modern data platforms for the scale, performance, and security users need to glean real-time business insights and design data-centric applications in the era of big data and the IoT. Arcadia Enterprise is purpose-built to analyze large volumes of data without moving it, filling the gap between self-service BI and advanced analytics for use cases like cybersecurity, connected devices, and customer intelligence. Arcadia Enterprise is deployed by some of the world’s leading brands, including Procter & Gamble, HPE, Royal Bank of Canada, Kaiser Permanente, and Neustar.
Attunity: Right Data. Right Place. Right Time.
Attunity, a leading provider of data integration and Big Data management software solutions, enables moving, preparing and analyzing data efficiently to increase business productivity and enable better insights for competitive advantage. The company’s high-performance, easy-to-use software solutions include Big Data replication, data warehouse automation, data usage analytics, test data management, data connectivity, and cloud data delivery. For more information, visit our blog or www.attunity.com and join our social communities on: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
Confluent, founded by the creators of open source Apache KafkaTM, provides the streaming platform that enables enterprises to maximize the value of data. Confluent Platform lets leaders in industries such as retail, logistics, manufacturing, financial services, technology and media, move data from isolated systems into a real-time data pipeline where they can act on it immediately. Backed by Benchmark, Data Collective, Index Ventures and LinkedIn, Confluent is based in Palo Alto, California. To learn more, please visit www.confluent.io. Download Apache Kafka and Confluent Platform at www.confluent.io/download.
Cloudera delivers the modern platform for data management and analytics. The world’s leading organizations trust Cloudera to help solve their most challenging business problems with Cloudera Enterprise, the fastest, easiest, and most secure data platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies. Our customers can efficiently capture, store, process and analyze vast amounts of data, empowering them to use advanced analytics to drive business decisions quickly, flexibly, and at lower cost than has been possible before. To ensure our customers are successful, we offer comprehensive support, training, and professional services. Learn more at cloudera.com.
Datadog is a SaaS-based monitoring and analytics platform for large-scale applications and infrastructure. Combining real-time metrics from servers, containers, databases, and applications with end-to-end tracing, Datadog delivers actionable alerts and powerful visualizations to provide full-stack observability. Datadog includes over 150 vendor-supported integrations and APM libraries for several languages.
Elastic is the world’s leading software provider for making structured and unstructured data usable in real time for use cases like search, logging, and analytics. Founded in 2012 by the people behind the Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash open source projects, the Elastic Stack, X-Pack, and Elastic Cloud have had more than 75 million cumulative downloads to date. Elastic is backed by Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures, and NEA with headquarters in Amsterdam and Mountain View, California, and offices and employees around the world. To learn more, visit www.elastic.co.
Heroku, a salesforce.com company and industry pioneer in platform as a service, enables developers to build and run applications entirely in the cloud, without the need to purchase or maintain any servers or software. Over four million apps, including ones from Macy’s, Lutron and Lyft, run on Heroku. With support for the most popular languages, an enterprise-class database service, and an add-ons ecosystem featuring over 150 cloud application services, Heroku provides companies from startups to Fortune 500 enterprises with a faster and more effective way to create, deploy and manage apps.
Open technology and innovation is at the core of our strategy. Open by Design™ is the principle we base our approach and have delivered unparalleled integration of open technologies across our strategic cloud and cognitive solutions. Stop by our booth to see how IBM Message Hub is leveraging Kafka technology to enable the event driven enterprise in the IBM cloud. Dig deeper into these solutions by taking a developer journey with IBM Code.
Kinetica addresses today’s data paradigm by bringing Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) to the datacenter. Built from the ground up to scale linearly, Kinetica’s distributed, in-memory database accelerated by GPUs delivers truly real-time actionable intelligence on large, complex and streaming data sets: 100x faster performance at 1/10 of the hardware of traditional databases. Kinetica makes real time a reality. Organizations use Kinetica to simultaneously ingest, explore, analyze and visualize streaming data within milliseconds to make critical decisions and find efficiencies, lower cost, generate new revenue, and improve customer experience. Learn more at kinetica.com.
Lightbend provides the leading Reactive application development platform for building distributed applications and modernizing aging infrastructures. Using microservices and fast data on a message-driven runtime, your applications scale effortlessly on multi-core and cloud computing architectures. Many of the most admired brands around the globe are transforming their businesses with our platform, engaging billions of users every day through software applications that are changing the world.
LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 400 million members in over 200 countries and territories. Our highly structured dataset gives our data scientists and researchers the ability to conduct applied research that fuels LinkedIn’s data driven products including our search, social graph and machine learning systems. As a members first organization, LinkedIn keeps member privacy and security at the forefront in all our research.
LinkedIn is the birthplace of Apache Kafka, Apache Samza and many related open source projects. Our Kafka deployment processes more than 1.3 trillion messages per day.
Wherever you’re headed, count on Lyft for rides in minutes. The Lyft app matches you with local drivers at the tap of a button. Just request and go. Ride by ride, we’re changing the way our world works. We imagine a world where cities feel small again. Where transportation and tech bring people together, instead of apart. We see the future as community-driven — and it starts with you.
MemSQL delivers the leading database platform for real-time analytics. Global enterprises use MemSQL to achieve peak performance and optimize data efficiency. With the combined power of database, data warehouse, and streaming workloads in one system, MemSQL helps companies anticipate problems before they occur, turn insights into actions, and stay relevant in a rapidly changing world. Visit memsql.com or follow us @memsql.
Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
SQLstream delivers the only SQL-based stream processing platform for real-time ingestion, analytics, and action. Global enterprises use SQLstream to build streaming applications in minutes, that keep operations running at optimal efficiency, protect systems from security threats, and support real-time customer engagement.
With Kafka and Blaze, companies can go from raw data to insights easily, continuously, and in real time, thus staying relevant and competitive in a fast-changing business environment.
By offering the best of traditional databases as well as the flexibility, scale and performance today’s applications require, we let innovators deploy apps as big as they can possibly dream. From startups to enterprises, for the modern and the mission-critical, MongoDB is the database for giant ideas. For more information, visit www.mongodb.com.
At ObjectRocket, our mission is simple. We make data easy, fast, and fully managed so you can focus on building badass apps. Our production-ready DBaaS platform is built from ground up to solve complex data challenges at scale as you grow. Get ahead of your competitors by reducing time to market for new builds or streamlining existing workloads for performance and cost optimization. Fully backed by database experts across the stack – from trial to migration to production – go focus on innovation while we worry about what’s under the hood. Experience the ObjectRocket promise. Reach for the stars.
Quest® helps its customers reduce tedious administration tasks so they can focus on the innovation necessary for their businesses to grow. Quest solutions are scalable, affordable and simple-to-use, and they deliver unmatched efficiency and productivity. Combined with Quest’s invitation to the global community to be a part of its innovation, as well as its firm commitment to ensuring customer satisfaction, Quest will continue to accelerate the delivery of the most comprehensive solutions for Microsoft Azure cloud management, SaaS, security, workforce mobility and data-driven insight.
Treasure Data’s Enterprise Fluentd collects, filters and transmits log data with military-grade security, reliable connectivity, and world-class support. Our ability to handle 4.5 trillion logs per day gives enterprises the performance and scale needed to build dependable data pipelines. Enterprise Fluentd simplifies the process of sending data to and from Kafka with monitoring and end-to-end encryption to reduce latency and improve engineering productivity. As the creator of open-source Fluentd, Treasure Data has the knowledge and expertise to help you realize the value of open source with the management, control and security enterprises demand.
Redis Labs, home of open source Redis, the world’s fastest in-memory database platform, provides Redis Enterprise (Redise), as a cloud service and as downloadable software, to over 7,000 enterprise customers. The high performance, true high availability and seamless scaling of Redise, are top-ranked by industry analysts, and power use cases such as high speed transactions, queuing, user session stores, and caching, in e-commerce, social, personalization, IoT, metering, fraud detection and other real-time applications. Redis, rated the #1 cloud database, #1 database on Docker, #1 NoSQL datastore, and fastest growing NoSQL database reduces application complexity, simplifies development, accelerates time to market and provides unprecedented flexibility to developers. www.redislabs.com
HPE Vertica fits into a Kafka-powered analytical platform to manage and analyze massive volumes of structured and semi-structured data quickly and reliably. With Vertica’s support for Apache Kafka, developers and DBAs can share data between streaming analytics solutions like Spark and use Vertica to perform deep analytics on massive amounts of data. Vertica scales to handle petabytes to exabytes of data that is often present in log data analysis, fraud detection, customer engagement analytics, in-game analytics, and more. Users can perform analytics on data stored in the database or on Hadoop for the maximum flexibility.
VoltDB is the only in-memory transactional database for applications that require unprecedented scale, volume, and accuracy. VoltDB supports all three modern application requirements: processing relentless volumes of data from users and data sources; ingesting, analyzing, and acting on data with millisecond response times; and ensuring 100% accurate data. Telcos, Financial services, Ad Tech, Gaming, and other companies use VoltDB to modernize applications. VoltDB is preparing energy, industrial, telco and other companies to meet the challenges of the IoT. VoltDB was founded by a team of world-class database experts, including Dr. Michael Stonebraker, winner of the ACM Turing award.
Yelp Inc. (http://www.yelp.com) connects people with great local businesses. Yelp was founded in San Francisco in July 2004. Since then, Yelp communities have taken root in major metros in more than 30 countries. Approximately 25 million unique devices1 accessed Yelp via the Yelp app, approximately 77 million unique visitors visited Yelp via desktop computer2 and approximately 72 million unique visitors visited Yelp via mobile website3on a monthly average basis during the third quarter of 2016. By the end of the same quarter, Yelpers had written approximately 115 million rich, local reviews, making Yelp the leading local guide for real word-of-mouth on everything from boutiques and mechanics to restaurants and dentists.