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Tag: Apache Kafka

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…

Real-Time Data App Development Gets a Boost

Mar 12, 2020 |

A new database feature is designed to accelerate development of real-time data applications by supporting developers’ queries “in response to events.”

Rockset, the serverless search and analytics startup that has been steadily adding real-time SQL platforms to cloud databases and streaming platforms, this week released the event-driven capability dubbed Query Lambdas. Read more…

Kaskada Accelerates ML Workflow with Its Feature Store

Feb 5, 2020 |

There’s a lot of surface area in the typical data science workflow for the purveyors of automation to attack. What moves the needle for the folks at the startup Kaskada is the feature engineering and deployment stage, which it’s seeking to streamline with a new automated feature store. Read more…

Top Four Features in Confluent Platform 5.4

Jan 22, 2020 |

Apache Kafka sits at the heart of the Confluent Platform, but the platform is much more than just Kafka. And with today’s launch of Confluent Platform version 5.4. the system gets more features demanded by enterprises, including improved clustering, queryable audit logs, and role-based access control, as well as a preview of ksqlDB. Read more…

Confluent Reveals ksqlDB, a Streaming Database Built on Kafka

Nov 20, 2019 |

Confluent narrowed the distance separating Kafka-esque stream data processing and traditional database technology with today’s unveiling of ksqlDB, a new database built atop Kafka that the company intends to be the future of stream processing. Read more…

Rockset Expands SQL Links to Tableau

Nov 8, 2019 |

Rockset, the serverless operational analytics vendor, is expanding its network of data connections through a partnership with data visualization specialist Tableau to develop real-time dashboards for NoSQL data. The partnership is the latest in a series of linkages designed to expand the Rockset’s “fast SQL” cloud service along with its serverless analytics engine. Read more…

Kafka Transforming Into ‘Event Streaming Database’

Oct 1, 2019 |

Don’t look now, but Kafka is transforming into a database. That’s the new direction the popular event streaming platform is headed, according to Confluent CEO Jay Kreps keynote this morning, in which he gave a glimpse into new KSQL’s new “pull” Read more…

Higher Abstractions, Lower Complexity in Kafka’s Future

Sep 30, 2019 |

Apache Kafka has established itself as a leader in streaming data. If you want to handle billions (or even trillions) of events per day, Kafka is a pretty good bet. Read more…

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