Last week in Stream Processing & Analytics 5/2/2016

This is the 12th installment of my blog series around Stream Processing and Analytics.

The most important event last week was probably the first Kafka Summit being held in San Francisco. At the summit, Confluent shared results from a recent survey that clearly shows the rise of Kafka across the enterprise and the growth of stream processing:

  • According to the results, Apache Kafka is most commonly used for stream processing (72% of respondents). In addition, (more...)

Last week in Stream Processing & Analytics 4/25/2016

This is the 11th installment of my blog series around Stream Processing and Analytics.

First two interesting tweets I found last week. The first one by Steve Wilkes brings it straight to the point:

The second one by Neha Narkhede reveals some impressive metrics about the usage of Kafka @ LinkedIn. 1. (more...)

Last week in Stream Processing & Analytics 4/18/2016

This is the 10th installment of my blog series around Stream Processing and Analytics.

Two days later than planned, was traveling and had again trouble with my power supply😦

So what happened in the world of Stream Processing? For me the most interesting news last week was the release of Storm 1.0.

I’m a  storm user for more than (more...)

Last week in Stream Processing & Analytics 4/11/2016

This is the 9th installment of my blog series around Stream Processing and Analytics.

First I have to mention a blog article I have somehow missed last month. It nicely compares the various streaming frameworks available from the Apache software foundation.

 

Last week Forrester published it’s updated Forrester Wave for Big Data Streaming Analytics products. Forrester Research defines Big Data Streaming Analytics as

Software that (more...)

Last week in Stream Processing & Analytics 4/4/2016

This is the 8th installment of my blog series around Stream Processing and Analytics. It’s two days later, due to some technical difficulties. Forgot power adapter at home on Monday and I’m traveling😉 87 EUR and one day later I’m back in business:-)

As expected, there were quite a lot of topics around stream processing and streaming analytics at the Strata conference last week.

Jay Krebs and Neha Narkhede from Confluent both mentioned it on (more...)

Last week in Stream Processing & Analytics 3/28/2016

This is the 7th installment of my blog series around Stream Processing and Analytics.

Due to the Easter Weekend there were not so many posts last week, guess that will change this week with Strata Hadoop San Jose conference just starting today.

Personally I have started giving Streamsets a try, after having played a little bit with Apache NiFi before. Both offer a nice solution for the handling of data flows, and I’m not yet (more...)

Last week in Stream Processing & Analytics 3/21/2016

This is the 6th installment of my blog series around Stream Processing and Analytics.

This week I would like to quote two articles, one from Forbes Tech and another from Information Week.

In the 17 Predictions about the future of Big Data …  Forbes compiles 17 predictions from well known analysts, mentioning fast data as one of the next trends:

  • “real-time streaming insights into data will be the hallmarks of data winners going forward”
  • (more...)

Last week in Stream Processing & Analytics 3/14/2016

This is the 5th installment of my blog series around Stream Processing and Analytics.

So what are the two most interesting topics to mention for last week?

  1. of course the release of the preview of Kafka StreamsKafka Streams is a Java library for building distributed stream processing apps using Apache Kafka and will be part of Kafka 0.10. Jay Kreps himself describes the goal of Kafka Streams as follows: “Our goal with (more...)

Last week in Stream Processing & Analytics 3/7/2016

This is the forth installment of my blog series around Stream Processing and Analytics. So what were the 2 most interesting topics of last week:

First I really liked the slides of the Taylor Goetz’s presentation on the Future of Apache Storm. And Second there was the mentioning of adding timestamp to the Kafka message format in the latest Log Compaction blog article.

As usual, just find what I have noticed last week:

News and (more...)

Last week in Stream Processing & Analytics 2/29/2016

This is the third installment of my blog series around Stream Processing and Analytics. It’s the first time where I have to squeeze it into my regular schedule ;-).

As promised in my last weeks blog article, this week the presentations and videos related to Stream Processing fro the Spark Summit 2016 are included.

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