Best Practices for Stream Processing with Kafka and Apache Ignite

Apache Kafka DC
Apache Kafka DC
Public group

Dacha Beer Garden

1600 7th Street NW Washington, DC 20001 · Washington, DC

How to find us

The space is on the second floor of 1600 7th street NW. There is one flight of stairs to get into the space. No elevator.

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The Apache Kafka DC Meetup is pleased to announce our next event at the Dacha Loft (next door to the great Dacha Beer Garden). Looking forward to seeing everyone there!

Learn some of the best practices companies have used for making Apache Kafka and Apache Ignite scale. Making stream processing scale requires making all the components --including messaging, processing, storage -- scale together. During this talk, Akmal will explain:
• The integration between Apache Ignite and Kafka and the commercially supported versions, GridGain and Confluent
• Examples of how Ignite and Kafka are used together
• Recommended approaches for deployment, monitoring and management
• Tips and tricks for performance and scalability tuning
• Answers to your questions

Akmal Chaudhri, Ph.D, is the technology evangelist for Apache Ignite and GridGain. His role is to help build the global Apache Ignite community and raise awareness through presentations and technical writing. Akmal has over 25 years experience in IT and has previously held roles as a developer, consultant, product strategist and technical trainer. He has worked for several blue-chip companies such as Reuters and IBM, and also the Big Data startups Hortonworks (Hadoop) and DataStax (Cassandra NoSQL Database). He has regularly presented at many international conferences and served on the program committees for a number of major conferences and workshops. He has published and presented widely and edited or co-edited 10 books. He holds a BSc (1st Class Hons.) in Computing and Information Systems, MSc in Business Systems Analysis and Design and a PhD in Computer Science. He is a Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS) and a Chartered IT Professional (CITP).

Getting There
The Shaw Metro stop is one block away at the corner of Rhode Island and 7th street NW. There is street parking on 7th street NW and Colonial Parking garage nearby. The space is on the second floor of[masked]th street NW. There is one flight of stairs to get into the space. No elevator.