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Upcoming events (1)

Producing Test Data into Kafka

5445 Legacy Dr

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6:00pm: Doors open
6:00pm - 6:30pm: Food, Drinks and Networking
6:30pm - 7:30pm: Dave Klein, Confluent
7:30pm - 8:00pm: Additional Q&A & Networking

Dave Klein, Senior Developer Advocate, Confluent

Producing Test Data into Kafka

Producing Kafka topics from the command line or a UI tool is pretty convenient, but sometimes you need a more constant flow of events to test an application. In this session, we'll look at a few options for producing a steady stream of events to your Kafka topics. These techniques can make it easier to flesh out the design of a new Kafka Streams topology or to test a Kafka Connect pipeline.

After 28 years as a developer, architect, project manager (recovered), author, trainer, conference organizer, and homeschooling dad, Dave Klein landed his dream job as a developer advocate at Confluent. Dave is marveling in and eager to help others explore the amazing world of event streaming with Apache Kafka.

5445 Legacy Dr #100, Plano, TX 75024

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Zoom link, for those who cannot attend in-person: https://confluent.zoom.us/j/98273576616?pwd=dVFPem9yZDJNOSsxV0dMTjdhUTV1UT09

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