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Kafka goes IoT & Concepts and Patterns for Streaming Services

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Dear Streamers,

Join us for an on-site Apache Kafka® Meetup on Thursday, October 13th from 6:00 pm in Frankfurt kindly hosted by our friends at Bloomberg. The address, agenda and speaker information can be found below. See you there!

Please make sure you register through the following link to get access to the building: https://go.bloomberg.com/attend/invite/kafka


BY ATTENDING THIS EVENT IN PERSON, you acknowledge that risk includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases including COVID-19, and accept responsibility for this, if it occurs.



6:00 pm: Doors open + Pizza

6:30 pm-7:00 pm: Kafka Transactions … All or Nothing – Matthias Kleiber, Bloomberg

7:00pm-7:30pm: Concepts and Patterns for Streaming Services with Kafka - Perry Krol, Confluent

7:30pm-8:00pm: Kafka goes IoT... a blueprint for your open source (I)IoT data platform - Alexander Keidel, it-novum

8:00pm -8:30 pm: Pizza, Q&A + Networking

Speakers & Abstracts:

  • Kafka Transactions … All or Nothing

  • Matthias Kleiber, Bloomberg

  • Design Patterns for Event Streaming Microservices

  • Perry Krol, Head of Solution Engineering CEMEA, Confluent

Application architecture is shifting from monolithic enterprise systems to flexible, scalable, event-driven approaches. Welcome to the microservices era. Microservices separate monolithic systems into a collection of independent, self-containing services that allow easier deployment, testing, and maintenance. Microservices have numerous benefits: being far faster and easier to build and maintain apps, autonomous teams, and avoiding the bottlenecks that come with monolithic architectures. Most importantly, microservices offer simplified, agile, flexible, and scalable development that keeps up with modern business requirements.The problem with microservice architectures is the need for increased communication between distributed instances, and the need for microservices orchestration, new failover requirements, and resilient design patterns. How will you, and your organization, build modern, scalable applications on microservices, yet not obscure what’s possible with a principally different and observable data flow?

Perry Krol leads the Systems Engineering CEMEA team at Confluent, the company founded by the creators of Apache Kafka. His career has always revolved around architecting real-time distributed systems for enterprises across a variety of industries. From the early days of integrating packaged applications using EAI technologies that evolved into building SOA’s on top of an ESB, to turning insight into real-time actions with the help of Event Stream Processing and CEP frameworks, to exposing the capabilities of such systems as secure and managed API’s to wider business eco-systems. At Confluent, all his past experiences come together as he helps customers to create real-time data driven applications on the Apache Kafka streaming platform that are deployed and operated on-premises, in the cloud and hybrid environments.

  • Kafka goes IoT... a blueprint for your open source (I)IoT data platform
  • Alexander Keidel, Architect, it-novum

Abstract: OPC-UA, LoRa-WAN, CoAP, Modbus, MQTT,Conf... especially in the industrial and IIoT/I4.0 environment there is a multitude of technologies and protocols that originate from sensor/actuator & M2M communication.
But how do I integrate all these technologies into a modern data platform that can be operated both close to the store floor and in the cloud?
This is what we want to demonstrate to you in our talk. We will deliberately focus on an open source stack with Kafka at the center and also address common requirements such as device management, (IoT) analytics and the integration of apps & APIs.
What is in for you? After our talk you will have an 30000 Feet overview of the most exciting technologies in this environment and how to combine them. This will help you to make the right technology decitions and how to avoid common pitfalls & roadblocks.

Alexander Keidel is an experienced Architect for Open Source BI/Big Data and IoT Solutions. He has been able to demonstrate his expertise and depth of knowledge in numerous projects across diverse industries over the past few years. His current focus is on the design and implementation of heterogeneous software architectures with open source components such as Kafka, Kong, Pentaho and ThingsBoard.


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