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Tag: Apache Kafka

Three Takeaways from Jay Kreps’ Kafka Summit Keynote

May 12, 2021 |

We’re always interested in hearing what Apache Kafka co-creator Jay Kreps has to say, since he’s one of the smartest folks in distributed systems today. The Confluent CEO didn’t disappoint in delivering insight into the state of real time data and computer architectures at the Kafka Summit today. Read more…

RapidAPI Adds Kafka Support, Centralized Interfaces

Apr 7, 2021 |

The adoption by Apache Kafka users of asynchronous APIs that return data depending on the availability of microservices and other resources is said to be on the rise. That trend has prompted API vendors to offer platforms that facilitate discovery of Kafka clusters as developers build event-driven architectures. Read more…

With Integration Complete, Cloudera Re-Launches SQL Stream Builder

Mar 29, 2021 |

In October, Cloudera acquired Eventador, which developed a SQL-based streaming data analysis solution based on Apache Flink. With the work to integrate that product with the Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) complete, the company today re-launched it as Cloudera SQL Stream Builder. Read more…

Big Blue Taps Into Streaming Data with Confluent Connection

Nov 24, 2020 |

IBM has formed a strategic partnership with Confluent, the commercial outfit behind Apache Kafka, in a bid to make streaming data a first-class citizen in its Cloud Pak strategy.

As part of the deal, IBM will be reselling Confluent Platform, which is an enterprise stream data platform from Confluent that is based upon Kafka. Read more…

Confluent Moves to Boost Kafka Reliability

Nov 10, 2020 |

Apache Kafka has emerged as a leading platform for the management of data transaction streaming. Hence, users are placing a premium on maintaining Kafka uptime by anticipating and resolving issues before Kafka clusters go down, with the resulting loss of data. Read more…

Free Apache Pulsar Cloud Offered by StreamNative

Oct 27, 2020 |

StreamNative, which launched a cloud-based version of Apache Pulsar two months ago, today announced that it’s now offering a free entry-level version of Pulsar in the cloud.

Apache Pulsar is the open source publish-and-subscribe (pub-sub) system that competes with Apache Kafka. Read more…

Lightweight Kubernetes Pushes Orchestrator to the Edge

Oct 15, 2020 |

Kubernetes, the evolving cluster orchestrator, has gone on a diet, stepping off the scales as a lightweight, resilient clustering tool that switches to autopilot once three or more nodes are clustered. Read more…

Confluent Goes ‘Infinite’ with Kafka Cloud Storage

Jul 1, 2020 |

Companies that want to store oodles of event data in Kafka but don’t want to pay oodles of dollars may be interested in the new “infinite storage” option unveiled today by Confluent. Read more…

Confluent Uses Deep Pockets to Extend Kafka

Apr 21, 2020 |

Enterprise adoption of event streaming frameworks is paying off for the founders of Apache Kafka, the popular stream processing platform that is poised for an upgrade.

Confluent Inc., the company launched by Kafka founders, announced a hefty $250 million funding round on Tuesday (April 21) along with a new project touted as the “next act” for real-time data streaming. Read more…

Pepperdata Adds Kafka Monitoring to Tune Queries

Apr 15, 2020 |

A new tool for tracking data analytics performance adds monitoring capabilities based on the Apache Kafka streaming data platform. The combination aims to provide better visibility across analytics stacks deployed in hybrid configurations. Read more…

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