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Tuesday, October 23 • 11:30 - 12:10
Apache Kafka - "A System Optimized for Writing" - Bernhard Hopfenmüller, ATIX AG

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What do Yahoo, Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Pinterest, Uber, Goldman Sachs, Paypal, and Tumblr have in common? They all use Kafka for data handling - in a wide variety of forms.

Despite relatively moderate requirements, Kafka can handle large amounts of data in real time.
In the context of this presentation, Kafka will be first presented in broad lines to get an understanding of what is behind the streaming platform, which is becoming more and more prominent and by now already used by many prominent companies whose success is based on using large amounts of data aka "Big Data".

The second part will feature a short installation of Kafka, utilizing Docker and Ansible, two frameworks that offer a quick and convenient way of installing and operating the platform.


Bernhard Hopfenmüller

IT Consultant, Atix AG
ATIX AG has existed in Munich for about 20 years. With a focus on Linux and open source, ATIX offers consulting, engineering, support and training with a focus on IT automation and in particular data center automation. Bernhard Hopfenmüller is a consultant, trainer and part-time... Read More →

Tuesday October 23, 2018 11:30 - 12:10 BST
Sidlaw Auditorium, Level 3