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Kafka Summit San Francisco 2016

April 26, 2016 | San Francisco

Sean Fellows

Site Reliability Engineer, Dropbox

Sean came to Dropbox by way of Google by way of Iowa. When he’s not busy wrangling corgis and playing board games he occasionally keeps distributed systems up and running. His work at Dropbox has been focused on durable queueing as a service, which, spoiler alert, is what this talk is about.


Deploying Kafka at Dropbox

Video & Slides

Migrating from an old Scribe/HDFS based single-consumer log transportation system to a nearly realtime pipeline based on Kafka has not been without its problems. In this talk we will examine our current architecture, how we got here, and our future plans for Kafka. We’ll focus on the operation of the ... Read More

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