Tag: Kafka

Attunity Relishes Role as Connective Tissue for Big Data

Oct 18, 2017 |

In the big data world, there are a few patterns that repeat themselves over and over again. One of those is the need to move data from one place to another. Read more…

Kafka Gets Streaming SQL Engine, KSQL

Aug 28, 2017 |

Confluent today unveiled KSQL, a SQL engine for Apache Kafka designed to enable users to run continuous interactive SQL queries on streaming data. The new software, which is currently in developer preview, will lower the barrier of entry for stream processing, the vendor says. Read more…

How Kafka Helped Rabobank Modernize Alerting System

Aug 15, 2017 |

Customers of Rabobank now receive alerts on bank account activity in a matter of seconds, as opposed to the hours it would take with its existing transactional platform, and it’s all because of the speed and simplicity of Apache Kafka. Read more…

Hortonworks Shifts Focus to Streaming Analytics

Jun 14, 2017 |

Hortonworks started life providing a Hadoop distribution that allowed customers to process big data at rest. But these days, the company has shifted its much of its attention and resources to streaming analytics, or processing big data in motion. Read more…

Application Management Gets Unraveled

Jun 6, 2017 |

It’s all about enterprise applications, we are told, with big data apps among the most critical. Hence, a growing focus on managing application performance has fueled new monitoring approaches such as operational data science. Read more…

Google/ASF Tackle Big Computing Trade-Offs with Apache Beam 2.0

May 19, 2017 |

Trade-offs are a part of life, in personal matters as well as in computers. You typically cannot have something built quickly, built inexpensively, and built well. Pick two, as your grandfather would tell you. Read more…

Confluent Moves Kafka to the Cloud

May 8, 2017 |

As adoption of the Apache Kafka accelerates, the company behind the data pipeline is rolling a cloud service designed to boost “developer velocity” while IT operations are handled in the background. Read more…

The Real-Time Future of ETL

May 8, 2017 |

We’re on the cusp of a huge uptick in data generation thanks to the IoT, but most of that data will never be landed in a central repository or stored for any length of time. Read more…

Kafka ‘Massively Simplifies’ Data Infrastructure, Report Says

May 5, 2017 |

What’s behind the rapid rise in Apache Kafka? According to a new survey of Kafka users by Confluent, the commercial venture behind Kafka, the data pipeline’s capability to “massively simplify” Read more…

Masking Technical Complexity in the Security Data Lake

May 2, 2017 |

Today’s growing cybersecurity threat demands a sophisticated response, one that increasingly involves the utilization of big data technologies like parallel file systems and machine learning. However, some security experts warn that growing number and complexity of big data security tools could be hindering the cause. Read more…