Migrating to an Event-Driven System

Unless you have been granted the golden ticket to greenfield development, there isn’t a hard and fast approach to migrating to an Event-Driven System. However, there are designs, technologies, best practices and approaches that will .. READ MORE

Slimming Down Your Kafka Streams Data

So you’ve just put the finishing touches on your fancy new Kafka Streams application, and are going through your list of to-dos to prepare it for a move to a production environment.  Configuration? Check. Error .. READ MORE

Why Is Everyone Talking About Kafka?

Fending off buzzwords can feel like a full-time job, so having a reliable approach to assessing technologies is a critical piece of an engineer’s toolkit. With the rise of Kafka, more and more companies are .. READ MORE

docker – adding commands to containers

Introduction I am fully invested living within docker containers. Utilizing containers makes switching between versions of various applications easy. However, leveraging tools within that container can be frustrating; as many standard commands are missing. For .. READ MORE