Engineering the Future of Software
29–31 Oct 2018: Tutorials & Conference
31 Oct–1 Nov 2018: Training
London, UK
Benjamin Stopford

Benjamin Stopford
Technologist, Office of the CTO, Confluent

Website | @Benstopford

Ben Stopford is a technologist working in the Office of the CTO at Confluent (the company behind Apache Kafka), where he has worked on a wide range of projects, from implementing the latest version of Kafka’s replication protocol to developing strategies for streaming applications. Previously, Ben led the design and build of a company-wide data platform for a large financial institution and worked on a number of early service-oriented systems, both in finance and at ThoughtWorks. He is the author of the book Designing Event Driven Systems.


15:5016:40 Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Secondary topics:  Best Practice
Benjamin Stopford (Confluent)
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One of the most interesting and provocative patterns to face the software architecture community is the idea of using event streaming as a source of truth—a pattern where replayable logs provide both communication and storage, splicing the retentive properties of a database into a system designed to share data across teams. Benjamin Stopford explains why this pattern is transformative. Read more.