6:30 - Equipment setup and mixer - Food provided by TBD
7:00 - Meeting begins, announcements
7:10 - Speaker: Ricardo Ferreira, Developer Advocate, Confluent on "Learning How to Build Event Streaming Applications with Pac-Man"
8:00- Short Break
8:10 - Speaker: Ricardo Ferreira, Developer Advocate, Confluent on "Learning How to Build Event Streaming Applications with Pac-Man"
9:00 - Drawings - final announcements Meeting Ends, tear down, mixer
9:30 - Official Stop
Speaker 1: Ricardo Ferreira, Developer Advocate, Confluent
Since Pac-Man was originally released in the '80s, it has been a beacon of fun and joy for people of all ages. What few people know is that this game can also be used to inspire developers on how to build event streaming applications. In this near-zero-slides talk, attendees will get to see the game being deployed in a cloud provider straight from the GitHub repository, and once deployed play with the game to generate data. As they play, the presenter will build from scratch a scoreboard using KSQL -- an event streaming technology built out of Kafka Streams. Finally, a microservice will be used to monitor in near real-time the computed aggregated statistics from the game, revealing whoever is the most proficient Pac-Man player in the room.
Speaker 1 Bio:
Ricardo is a Developer Advocate at Confluent, the company founded by the original creators of Apache Kafka. He has over 21 years of experience working with software engineering, where he specialized in different types of distributed systems such as integration, SOA, NoSQL, messaging, API management, and cloud computing. Prior to Confluent, he worked for other vendors such as Oracle, Red Hat and IONA Technologies, as well as several consulting firms.
While not working he enjoys grilling steaks on his backyard with his family and friends, where he gets the chance to talk about anything that is not IT related. Currently, he lives in Apex, North Carolina, with his wife, and son. Follow Ricardo on Twitter: @riferrei
Company 1 Bio:
Founded by the original creators of Apache Kafka®, Confluent builds an event streaming platform that enables companies to easily access data as real-time streams.