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Kafka Summit London 2019

May 13-14, 2019 | London


Manjunath Shivakumar

Exchange Platform Architect, PaddyPowerBetfair

Betfair exchange is the largest online sports betting exchange in the world, both in terms of transaction flow and monetary flow. As the lead developer, I rebuilt a core part of our system and scaled it to 10x the capacity, using Kafka to drive the transformation from a monolithic legacy world to fast, event driven world. As the architect, I am now leading the overall transformation of our largely monolithic legacy core exchange platform into a more scalable, resilient and event driven platform.


Rebuilding the Busiest Trading Exchange in the World to Scale 10X

Betfair is the largest online betting operation in the world, busier than London Stock Exchange at times. At Betfair, our biggest customers trade at ultra high frequencies pouring in millions of dollars into our trading systems. As such, low latency and reliability is key to everything we build. Our customers ... Read More

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