Seattle Apache Kafka Meetup

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Microsoft City Center Plaza

555 110th Ave NE · Bellevue, WA

How to find us

Microsoft City Center Plaza, conference room 2110 (second floor). The building is right next to Bellevue Transit Center.

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We have another session of the Seattle Apache Kafka Meetup coming up, we have multiple great presentations on the agenda. Please RSVP, and also forward to anyone who may be interested.

Date: July 12, 2018
Location: Microsoft City Center Plaza, conference room 2110 "Spruce" (second floor).

6:00 pm: Doors Open
6:00 to 6:30 pm: Check-in, Food+Drinks
6:30 to 8:00 pm: Talks

Speaker and Session Details
1) Title: Automating the deployment and management of Apache Kafka
Speaker: Ben Bromhead, CTO and Co-Founder of Instaclustr
Abstract: Instaclustr has recently extended its managed service for Apache Cassandra to include support for Apache Kafka. This presentation will walk through the key challenges and lessons learned in extending Instaclustr’s provisioning and management system for Kafka.

2) Title: Streaming Big Data in Azure with Apache Kafka and Azure Event Hubs
Speaker: Seongjoon Kwak, Principal Engineering Manager, Azure Event Hubs, Microsoft
Abstract: Before you can have Big Data, you must collect the data. There are two popular ways to do this: with batches and with live streams. Azure provides tools and services for streaming data into your Big Data pipeline in Azure using Event Hubs and Kafka. At this meetup, we will show you how Azure Event Hubs service enables real time data streaming and integrates with Apache Kafka ecosystems.

3) Title: Kafka Connect in a docker container at scale
Speaker: Ren Cao, Software Engineer at Microsoft
Abstract: Operationalizing Kafka Connect in Microsoft Azure to run at scale.

Looking forward to see you all!