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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…

Druid Developer Ramps Cloud-Native Approach

Dec 10, 2019 |

A real-time analytics startup founded by the authors of the Apache Druid database have raised additional funding as they ramp up product development based on the open-source data store.

Imply said it has raised $30 million in a funding round led by investors Andreessen Horowitz along with Geodesic Capital and Khosla Ventures. 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…

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