Go Big with Apache Kafka

A presentation at Conf42: Golang 2021 by Lorna Jane Mitchell

When your data needs outgrow the traditional setup, spend some time getting to know Apache Kafka, an open-source, distributed event streaming platform. With high performance and epic scalability, Apache Kafka can get the data flowing between your applications, components, and other systems with the minimum of fuss. This session will show you around the basics of Kafka, explain the problems it is best suited to solve, and introduce some of the tools that make dealing with it so delightful. We’ll also show how you can use Kafka from your Go applications, and showcase the integrations such as Kafka Connect that can really take your systems to the next level. This session is recommended for engineers, data specialists and tech leaders alike.