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18:00 - 18:30: Networking, mingling Pizza & Beer

18:30 - 19:30: Apache Kafka as a Pub / Sub Mechanism in a Microservice Architected Software Platform. Kobi Hikri. YouTube Live-Stream Event:

19:30 - 20:30: Uses of Stream Processing, Microservices and, DDD in FinTech. Anna Keren and Yoav Sharon, Funding Circle. YouTube Live-Stream Event:

First talk:
In this lecture, we will review aspects of Apache Kafka which makes it a serious candidate for
utilization as a Publisher / Subscriber messaging system - in particular for our microservice
architecture software platform. We will discuss the built-in support for load-balancing, as well as scaling and fault-tolerance.

Kobi Hikri is a self-proclaimed software simplifier. Kobi mostly deals with distributed systems and is an avid software geek. On top of consulting software enterprises, Kobi writes content for Pluralsight and hack.guides(). In his spare time, you will find him on his mountain bike or with his camera.

Second talk:
In this talk, we’ll describe the transition we’ve done at Funding Circle towards relying on
Kafka as the source of truth and system of record for our entire marketplace activities.

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