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Confluent Brings SQL Querying to Kafka Streaming Data

With ever-increasing volumes of data comes an ever-increasing need to process that data. Confluent has made a business out of helping enterprises handle never ending streams of data with its commercial packaging of Apache Kafka. And now, at Kafka Summit in San Francisco this week, ...
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All Your Streaming Data Are Belong to Kafka

Apache Kafka is on a roll. Last year it registered a 260 percent jump in developer popularity, as Redmonk’s Fintan Ryan highlights, a number that has only ballooned since then as IoT and other enterprise demands for real-time, streaming data become common. Hatched at LinkedIn, Kafka’s founding...
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Big Data Ingestion: Flume, Kafka, and NiFi

Flume, Kafka, and NiFi offer great performance, can be scaled horizontally, and have a plug-in architecture where functionality can be extended through custom components. When building big data pipelines, we need to think on how to ingest the volume, variety, and velocity of data showing up at the...
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An Introduction to Kafka Streams

Kafka Streams is a library for building streaming apps that transform input Kafka topics into output Kafka topics. In this article, learn how to implement Kafka Streams. If you are working on a huge amount of data, you may have heard about Kafka. At a very high level, Kafka is a fault tolerant,...
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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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