Principal Technologist
Aaron Burk
3 years at Object Partners
9 years of Technology Experience

Outside of his full time role as a Principal Technologist, Aaron is a serial side project starter, the latest of which is a Spring Boot Java web app that manages contact info. With clients of Object Partners, Aaron is currently working with Apache Kafka, Apache Avro, Kafka Streams, Kafka Connect, Kafka Consumers/Producers, Spring Boot, and Java.

Posts written by Aaron
Fault Tolerant Distributed Tracing with Apache Kafka and Jaeger
Using Jaeger tracing, I’ve been able to answer an important question that nearly every Apache Kafka project that I’ve worked on posed: how is data flowing through my distributed system? I’ve started writing about this […]
Distributed Tracing with Apache Kafka and Jaeger
If you are using Apache Kafka, you are almost certainly dealing with many applications that need to work together to accomplish some big picture goal. In other words, you are working within a distributed system. […]
Equals, Is, CompareTo, and the Groovy Identity Operator
If you’ve ever tried to determine if Object a is the same as Object b in Groovy, chances are you’ve thought a lot about a == b and a.equals(b) and a.is(b). To appropriately ask this […]