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Kafka Summit SF 2019

September 30 - October 1, 2019 | San Francisco

Nick Dearden

Director, Stream Processing, Confluent

Nick is a technology and product leader at Confluent, where he enjoys leveraging many years of experience in the world of data and analytic systems to help design and explain the power of a streaming platform for every business. Prior to Confluent, he led the data platform group for a leading online real-estate seller and was chief architect for a cloud-based financial analytics platform. His early career stretches all the way back through multiple data warehouse and business intelligence adventures to the green-screen days of mainframe banking systems.


KSQL Performance Tuning for Fun and Profit

Ever wondered just how many CPU cores of KSQL Server you need to provision to handle your planned stream processing workload ? Or how many GBits of aggregate network bandwidth, spread across some number of processing threads, you’ll need to deal with combined peak throughput of multiple queries ? In ... Read More

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