The New Stack Makers

Episode 478: Making Kafka Cloud Native



June 26th, 2019  •  21 mins 6 secs  •  Download (19.3 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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In this episode of The New Stake Makers, TC Currie is joined by Neha Narkhede, CTO and Co-founder of Confluent and one of the co-creators of Apache Kafka. 

Narkhede has a passion for streaming data, and for the pasNeha Narkhede, CTO of Confluent and one of the developers of Apache Kafkat couple of years has been working on modernizing Apache Kafka to make it cloud native.With over 60% of the the Fortune 100 relying on Apache Kafka, the service has become both popular and entrenched.  But as cloud technology is expanding, some fundamental changes were necessary to make Apache Kafka truly cloud native. Kafka sits above the operation layer and below the application layer in the stack.