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It’s Time for Governance on Streaming Data, Confluent Says

One of the toughest aspects of big data is simply managing it and ensuring that it’s clean, accessible, and secure. This is hard enough when the data is at rest, but it’s another ballgame entirely when it’s moving. Read more…

Did Rockset Just Solve Real-Time Analytics?

Companies have been pushing the envelope of real-time analytics and what technology is capable of for many years. Along that vein, Rockset today claimed it has smashed through the barriers preventing customers from runni Read more…

DataStax Taps Pulsar for Streaming Data Platform

DataStax today unveiled Astra Streaming, a new event streaming platform based on Apache Pulsar, a publish and subscribe (pub-sub) data platform that competes with Apache Kafka. Astra Streaming is pre-integrated in the cl Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: June 2021 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

Three Takeaways from Jay Kreps’ Kafka Summit Keynote

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 int Read more…

News In Brief

Confluent Ships ‘Cluster Linking’ in Kafka Platform Update

Companies that are pushing the envelope in terms of the scale of their real-time streaming data deployments will be happy to know they can now run a Kafka cluster that spans on-prem and cloud resources via cluster linkin Read more…

Intimidated by Kafka? Check Out Confluent’s New Developer Site

If you’re new to Kafka and developing event streaming platforms, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. This is an entirely different architecture than what most developers are used to, after all. But that fear should be only Read more…

Confluent Raises More Than $800M in IPO

Confluent, the company behind Apache Kafka, can now count a successful IPO among its accomplishments, with more than $820 million in shares sold since debuting on the stock market last week. Confluent, which trades on Read more…

Confluent S-1 Reveals ‘Reimagining of Business’ Theme

Kafka-backer Confluent yesterday published its S-1 with the SEC, which it previously kept confidential when it originally filed to go public back in April. The 198-page document reveals some details about Confluent, as w Read more…

Spring Conference Season in Full (Virtual) Swing

May is traditionally a big month for tech conferences, and 2021 will be no different. The big change, of course, is that companies will be holding their tech conferences virtually. That’s good news for folks who wan Read more…

This Just In

Confluent Announces Cluster Linking Capability to New Confluent Platform 6.0, Confluent Cloud

Aug 25, 2020 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 25, 2020 – Confluent, Inc. announced Confluent Platform 6.0 and the latest theme for Project Metamorphosis – Global. Cluster Linking, a new capability in Confluent Platform 6.0 and Confluent Cloud, makes event data globally available across a business, whether data is on premises in different continents, spread among various cloud providers or spanning hybrid environments. Read more…

Confluent Launches Confluent Cloud in All Three Major Cloud Marketplaces

Aug 6, 2020 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 6, 2020 – Confluent, Inc. announced the Project Metamorphosis Everywhere release, which brings the simplicity and flexibility of cloud computing to event streaming. Read more…

Confluent Announces Infinite Retention for Apache Kafka in Confluent Cloud

Jul 2, 2020 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 2, 2020 – Confluent, Inc. announced the next stage of its Project Metamorphosis initiative, which aims to build the next- generation event streaming platform any organization can put at the heart of their business. Read more…

Confluent Continues Project Metamorphosis with New Cost Effective Capabilities

Jun 17, 2020 |

MOUTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 17, 2020 – Confluent, Inc. announced its Cost Effective release as a part of Project Metamorphosis, the company’s initiative to build the next-generation event streaming platform that any organization can put at the heart of its business. Read more…

Confluent Announces Elastic Scaling for Apache Kafka in Confluent Cloud

May 7, 2020 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 7, 2020 – Confluent, Inc. announced the launch of elastic scaling for Apache Kafka in Confluent Cloud. Following the company’s $250 million series e round, Confluent is ushering in the future of event streaming with Project Metamorphosis. Read more…

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