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Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA

Office Hour with Jay Kreps (LinkedIn)

Jay Kreps (Confluent)
10:10am–10:40am Friday, 02/20/2015
Office Hour
Location: Table A

Jay is one of the primary architects for LinkedIn and is one of the original authors of a number of open source projects in the scalable data systems space, including Voldemort, Azkaban, Kafka, and Samza. This is a great opportunity to ask Jay about:

  • Apache Kafka
  • Stream Processing
  • The wild world of data ingestion
  • Logs and logging
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Jay Kreps


Jay is the CEO of Confluent a newly founded company started by the founding members of the Apache Kafka team from LinkedIn, focused on providing real-time data solutions.

He is among the original authors of Apache Kafka, Project Voldemort, and Apache Samza.

He was formerly at LinkedIn where he was the lead architect for data infrastructure.