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Building Real-time Applications Using Apache Kafka®: Architecture Considerations

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Join us for an Apache Kafka meetup on August 23rd at 5 pm CDT. To find out when the event is in your timezone, click the WorldTimeBuddy link.

The agenda and speaker information can be found below. Join the Community Slack and Forum to ask any follow-up questions!

Agenda in Central Daylight Time:
5:00 pm - 5:05 pm: Networking
5:05 pm - 5:50 pm: Amanda Gilbert
5:50 pm - 6:00 pm: Additional Q&A & Networking

Talk :
Building Real-time Applications Using Apache Kafka: Architecture Considerations and a Practical Example

Amanda Gilbert, Senior Solutions Engineer, Confluent

Amanda Gilbert is a Senior Solutions Engineer for Confluent and a Confluent Cloud subject matter expert. She has been working in the data engineering space since graduating from college in 2014. She is passionate about building event-driven architectures that utilize existing technologies, limit technical debt, and create performant applications. Amanda lives in Charlotte, NC where she enjoys playing poker, hiking, traveling, and reading in her free time.

Building real-time applications using Kafka requires an architecture that both serves an API layer reliant on synchronous communication and benefits from real-time updates to the data layer.

In this session, we will discuss the architecture patterns for these event-driven applications, highlight common mistakes made when architecting real-time applications and look at a practical example using Kafka, ksqlDB, and Kafka Connect.

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