Jay Kreps is a Principal Staff Engineer at LinkedIn where he is the lead architect for online data infrastructure. He is among the original authors of several open source projects including a distributed key-value store called Project Voldemort, a messaging system called Kafka, and a stream processing system called Samza. This talk gives an introduction to Apache Kafka, a distributed messaging system. It will cover both how Kafka works, as well as how it is used at LinkedIn for log aggregation, messaging, ETL, and real-time stream processing.
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