Tech@Agoda - Apache Kafka

Tech@Agoda - Apache Kafka

Join us to learn more about Apache Kafka - an open-source stream-processing software platform.

Date: Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Time: 6:00pm til 8:00pm 

Venue: Agoda 44th Fl, The Office at Central World. 


Talk 1 - Kafka and Microservices (Apache Kafka® and Microservices with Hans Jespersen!)
Speaker: Hans Jesperson, VP of Worldwide Systems Engineering from Confluent. 

The road to event-driven microservices and the role of Apache Kafka as a digital nervous system for the modern enterprise  

Speaker Bio:

Hans is an industry veteran in the middleware space with over 25 years of experience in enterprise architecture and distributed systems. He has held senior positions in Systems Engineering at AT&T, Endeca, Tibco, Sun, Solace, and Confluent. 

Hans is also a maker, a contributor to several open-source IoT related projects, and enjoys tinkering with his electric car, pebble smartwatch, and just about any other interesting device he can get his hands on. 

Hans holds an Honours BMath degree in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, Canada 

Talk 2 - Operating Kafka at 1.4 Trillion Messages a Day
Speaker: Shaun, Development Manager from Agoda's Data Team.  

We will go over the lessons learned about operating Kafka at our scale, how we handle monitoring and alerting, and the additional tooling required

Hope to see you all :)


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