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Apache Kafka: A Primer

Apache Kafka is fast becoming the preferred messaging infrastructure for dealing with contemporary, data-centric workloads such as Internet of Things, gaming, and online advertising. The ability to ingest data at a lightening speed makes it an ideal choice for building complex data processing...
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An Inside Look at Why Apache Kafka Adoption Is Exploding

Apache Kafka, the open source distributed streaming platform, is making an increasingly vocal claim for stream data "world domination" (to coin Linus Torvald's whimsical initial modest goals with Linux). Last summer I wrote about Kafka and the company behind its enterprise rise, Confluent. Kafka...
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Mesosphere’s ‘Container 2.0’ Unites Stateless and Stateful Workloads

The argument over the viability of stateful container-based applications versus stateless ones is long settled. In real-world multi-tenant production environments, applications need access to persistent data stores and volumes. Its ridiculous to make developers jump through hoops even open-source,...
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All the Apache Streaming Projects: An Exploratory Guide

The speed at which data is generated, consumed, processed, and analyzed is increasing at an unbelievably rapid pace. Social media, the Internet of Things, ad tech, and gaming verticals are struggling to deal with the disproportionate size of data sets. These industries demand data processing and...
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These data analytics projects are on the rise: Apache Grappa, Apache Drill, and Apache Kafka.

3 Emerging Open Source Data Analytics Tools Beyond Apache Spark

On the data analytics front, profound change is in the air, and open source tools are leading many of the changes. Sure, you are probably familiar with some of the open source stars in this space, such as Hadoop and Apache Spark, but there is now a strong need for new tools that can holistically...
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