Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR
Tim Berglund

Tim Berglund
Senior Director, Developer Experience, Confluent


Tim Berglund is the senior director of developer experience with Confluent, where he serves as a teacher, author, and technology leader. Tim can frequently be found speaking at conferences internationally and in the United States. He’s the copresenter of various O’Reilly training videos on topics ranging from Git to distributed systems and is the author of Gradle Beyond the Basics. He tweets as @tlberglund, blogs very occasionally at Timberglund.com, and is the cohost of the DevRel Radio podcast. He lives in Littleton, Colorado, with the wife of his youth and their youngest child, the other two having mostly grown up.


9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Secondary topics:  Data Driven
Tim Berglund (Confluent), Brandon Bird (Confluent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.54, 13 ratings)
Join Tim Berglund to learn how to produce and consume a Kafka topic, integrate Kafka with a database using Kafka Connect, and perform real-time stream processing on Kafka data. Read more.
1:45pm2:25pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
The Next Architecture
Location: D135/136
Secondary topics:  Cloud Native
Tim Berglund (Confluent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.55, 11 ratings)
It's become at truism in the past decade that building systems at scale, using nonrelational databases, requires giving up on the transactional guarantees afforded by the relational databases of yore. Tim Berglund explains that not only is a microservices estate built on Apache Kafka equivalent to a giant database, it's a database that can realize ACID semantics at scale. Read more.