What we're about

Due to Covid-19 we are pausing all meetups for a while. Meanwhile, please join this group if you are interested in attending future meetups

This is group about Apache Kafka. The focus is on Apache Kafka technology and meeting in person in Göteborg (Sweden) for presentations, hacking, workshops or any other form that the members like to see.

Everything around Kafka is welcome. Architecture, security, operations, programming, business, cool hacks, success stories, failure stories or presentation of personal Kafka projects.

Upcoming events (1)

New Date! - Göteborg Apache Kafka Spring Meetup


Due to the Corona outbreak we postpone the meetup to a later date. Below is the old agenda which we most likely need to adjust. Come and join the Spring Meetup, ??? ??. This time Zimpler (https://www.zimpler.com/) provides the venue. Old Agenda. First something to eat and drink. Then three presentations followed by opening the secret box that has arrived from Confluent. Agenda 17.30 - 18.00: Doors Open, registration, Zimpler offers you something to eat and drink. 18.00 - 18.10: Zimpler present themselves 18.10 - 18.30: Marco Admyre, The State of Kafka What’s new and improved since last meetup. 18.30 - 19.00: Christian Fredriksson, Tips, tricks, mistakes and lessons learned from introducing Kafka Three years ago Christian’s team started rebuilding and extending a complex system of older school enterprise applications at Volvo Cars. They threw out JMS, synchronous HTTP, and Oracle and brought in Kafka, asynchronous events and Cassandra. These are some of the tips, tricks, mistakes and lessons they have learned during this journey. 19.00 - 19.45 Robin Moffatt, Senior Developer Advocate, Confluent, An introduction to ksqlDB You've got streams of data that you want to process and store? You've got events from which you'd like to derive state or build aggregates? And you want to do all of this in ascalable and fault-tolerant manner? It's just as well that Kafka and ksqlDB exist! This talk will be built around a live demonstration of the concepts and capabilities of ksqlDB. We'll see how you can apply transformations to a stream of events from one Kafka topic to another. We'll use ksqlDB connectors to bring in data from other systems and use this to join and enrich streams—and we'll serve the results up directly to an application, without even needing an external data store. Attendees will learn: - How to process streams of events - The semantics of streams and tables, and of push and pull queries - How to use the ksqlDB API to get state directly from the materialised store - What makes ksqlDB elastically scalable and fault-tolerant. 19:45 - 20.15: Any additional lightning talks, whiteboard sessions, Q&A, and/or networking or anything else that pops up. 20.15 - Opening of surprise box from Confluent. About Christian Fredriksson Currently conjuring magical backend systems for connected cars at Volvo Cars. About Robin Moffatt Robin is a Senior Developer Advocate at Confluent, the company founded by the original creators of Apache Kafka, as well as an Oracle ACE Director (Alumnus). He has been speaking at conferences since 2009 including QCon, Devoxx, Strata, Kafka Summit, and Øredev. You can find many of his talks online at http://rmoff.net/talks/, and his blog articles at http://cnfl.io/rmoff and http://rmoff.net/. Outside of work he enjoys drinking good beer and eating fried breakfasts, although generally not at the same time.

Past events (1)

Apache Kafka November Meetup

Squeed AB

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