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Kafka Summit San Francisco

Streaming platforms at massive scale.

August 28, 2017 | San Francisco


Nikki Thean

Staff Engineer, Etsy

Nikki is a Staff Engineer at Etsy, where she works on data platform infrastructure (Hadoop, Kafka, and Vertica) as well as a variety of data-related problems on different parts of Etsy’s stack. She is an Apache Kafka contributor and co-maintains of some of Etsy’s open source projects. She was born in Kuala Lumpur and graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Not Computer Science.


“One Could, But Should One?”: Streaming Data Applications on Docker

Should you containerize your Kafka Streams or Kafka Connect apps? I’ll answer this popular question by describing the evolution of streaming platforms at Etsy, which we’ve run on both Docker and bare metal, and what we learned on the way. Attendees will learn about the benefits and drawbacks of each ... Read More