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Kafka & Kubernetes: Scaling Consumers
Kafka and Kubernetes (K8s) are a great match. Kafka has knobs to optimize throughput and Kubernetes scales to multiply that throughput. On the consumer side, there are a few ways to improve scalability. Resource & ...
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 ...
Jul 31, 2019
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...