Apache Kafka is a distributed streaming platform that forms a key part of the infrastructure at many companies including Uber, Netflix and LinkedIn. In this talk, Matt will give a technical overview of Apache Kafka, discuss practical use cases of Kafka for IoT data and show you how to ingest data from an MQTT server using Kafka Connect.
About Matt Howlett
Matt is a Software Engineer at Confluent where he works on Apache Kafka client libraries. Prior to joining Confluent he spent 8 years as a software developer in the mining industry, primarily building materials tracking and optimization systems. He started his career in the computer games industry where he worked on the server of a massively multiplayer online game engine.