Notes from Kafka Meetup

Last night, I attended (and presented at) Apache Kafka NYC Meetup. The meetup was organized by Joe Stein who did a good job quickly creating a level playing field by making sure everyone in the audience has basic understanding of Kafka. Jay Kreps presented the new features coming up in the next Kafka releases. There is…


Flume or Kafka? Try both!

In the last few month, I’ve spent a lot of time answering one question: Flume or Kafka? Its a pretty tough choice. Flume has been around for a while, there are many users and happy production systems, its well supported by major Hadoop vendors, there are well known best practices on how to configure and…