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Big Data Career Notes: April 2021 Edition

Apr 12, 2021 |

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…

Big Data Career Notes: March 2021 Edition

Mar 16, 2021 |

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…

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…

Real-Time Data Streaming, Kafka and Analytics Part 3: Effective Planning for Data Streaming Improves Data Analytics

Mar 4, 2020 |

Data stream processing is defined as a system performing transformations for creating analytics on data inside a stream. In Part 1 of this series, we defined data streaming to provide an understanding of its importance. Read more…

Real-Time Data Streaming, Kafka and Analytics, Part 2: Going Beyond Pure Streaming

Feb 25, 2020 |

Data transaction streaming is managed through many platforms, with one of the most common being Apache Kafka. In our first article in this data streaming series, we delved into the definition of data transaction and streaming and why it is critical to manage information in real-time for the most accurate analytics. Read more…

News In Brief

Spring Conference Season in Full (Virtual) Swing

Apr 29, 2021 |

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. Read more…

Confluent Files to Go Public. Who Could Be Next?

Apr 23, 2021 |

Confluent, the company behind the open source Apache Kafka project, has filed to go public, the company announced this week. Confluent’s IPO has been expected for some time, but there are a number of other big data companies on the cusp of going public, too. 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…

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…

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…