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Kafka Summit London 2019

May 13-14, 2019 | London


Kai Waehner

Technology Evangelist, Confluent


Kai Waehner works as Technology Evangelist at Confluent. Kai’s main area of expertise lies within the fields of Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning / Deep Learning, Cloud / Hybrid Architectures, Messaging, Integration, Microservices, Stream Processing, Internet of Things and Blockchain. He is regular speaker at international conferences such as JavaOne, O’Reilly Software Architecture or ApacheCon, writes articles for professional journals, and shares his experiences with new technologies on his blog (www.kai-waehner.de/blog). Contact and references: kontakt@kai-waehner.de / @KaiWaehner / www.kai-waehner.de


Apache Kafka vs. Integration Middleware (MQ, ETL, ESB) – Friends, Enemies or Frenemies?

MQ, ETL and ESB middleware are often used as integration backbone between legacy applications, modern microservices and cloud services. This introduces several challenges and complexities like point-to-point integration or non-scalable architectures. This session discusses how to build a completely event-driven streaming platform leveraging Apache Kafka’s open source messaging, integration and ... Read More

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