What we're about

This Meetup Group will focus on the Apache Kafka® technology and its ecosystem, also allowing its members to interact and share their use cases, dos and don’ts, how tos, etc.

We will also hear about the Confluent Platform, Confluent Cloud and topics like Kafka’s Connect API and streaming data pipelines, ksqlDB, Kafka’s Streams API and stream processing, Security, Microservices and anything else related to Apache Kafka®.

If you’re new to Kafka, get a quick intro and then find all the resources you’ll need to continue your development at http://bit.ly/Confluent-Developer-io

We want this to be an active platform for the community, so if you would like to participate by speaking, hosting, etc, please let us know on community@confluent.io

CODE OF CONDUCT: http://bit.ly/Confluent-CoC

The Confluent Community Slack: https://launchpass.com/confluentcommunity

Nominate the next Confluent Community Catalysts:

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Upcoming events (1)

A question of balance: Improved consumer group rebalancing

Hello Kafkateers! In order to do our part to help flatten the curve of the spread of COVID-19, we are moving all of our meetups online for the time being. Please find the details to join this fun and informative meetup below. ----- Agenda: 6:00pm-6:10pm Online Networking (feel free to BYOB!!) 6:10pm-7:00pm: A question of balance: Improved consumer group rebalancing, Christoph Schubert, Solutions Architect, Confluent 7:00pm-7:15 pm: Q&A Joining our slack space is not instant, so ensure that you are in, in time for the event, follow the steps within this link before the day of the event if you can! https://launchpass.com/confluentcommunity Find information about upcoming meetups and tons of content from past Kafka Meetups all over the world: cnfl.io/meetup-hub ----- Speaker: Christoph Schubert, Solutions Architect, Confluent Title: A question of balance: improved consumer group rebalancing Abstract: The dynamic assignment of consumer instances to partitions is crucial for the scalability and fault tolerance of applications leveraging Apache Kafka. But unnecessary rebalancing can cause applications to grind to a standstill.After a quick refresher on the traditional ‘eager’ consumer group rebalancing protocol we will survey recent improvements in the protocol such as static membership and increment cooperative rebalancing. Moreover, we will give practical advice on how to minimize rebalancing time for different types of applications. Bio: Christoph is a Solutions Architect with Confluent. Before joining Confluent, he developed streaming applications for the financial services industry and mobile applications for about everyone else. He holds a PhD in Mathematics and has a long-lasting interest in developing performant and secure software systems. Online Meetup Etiquette: •Please unmute yourself when you have a question. •Please hold your questions until the end of the presentation or use the zoomchat! •Please arrive on time as zoom meetings can become locked for many reasons. ---- If you would like to speak or host our next event please let us know! [masked]

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