Centrica Connected Home is one of the largest connected home providers in the UK. It sells the Hive brand of products which include smart lights, sensors and plugs in addition to it’s Active Heating system. We build real time analytics and machine learning solutions for our customers using Kafka Streams, Kafka Connect and Spark. Kafka is the backbone of our real time analytics and machine learning platform and our applications are deployed on Kubernetes. We want to present our use of Kafka Streams to build analytics and machine learning solutions and running Kafka Streams on Kubernetes. The talk would go over our reasons for picking Kafka Streams as our preferred streaming solution, experiences with other streaming frameworks, the scalability and reliability Kafka Streams provides us and the kind of problems we solve for our customers.