May CHUG: Cloudera on KAFKA

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Talk Summary: This talk will serve as a deep technical introduction to Apache Kafka. Kafka is a high-throughput low-latency publish-subscribe messaging system that is growing rapidly in popularity and deployments.

In this talk we'll be covering an introduction to Kafka as well as best practices for deployment and sizing. This will cover the major features of Kafka as well as newer features such as Security, Kafka Connect and Kafka Streams.

Speaker: Jeff Holoman is a Principal Systems Engineer at Cloudera. Jeff is a Kafka and Flume contributor and has focused on helping customers with large scale Hadoop deployments, primarily in Financial Services. Prior to his time at Cloudera, Jeff worked as an application developer, system administrator, and Oracle technology specialist. Jeff has presented at Hadoop Summit, Kafka Summit, and multiple times at Strata/Hadoop World.