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December 1–3, 2015 • Singapore

Office Hour with Gwen Shapira (Confluent)

Gwen Shapira (Confluent)
3:10pm–3:50pm Wednesday, 12/02/2015
Office Hours
Location: Table B (Office Hours)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)

Got Kafka questions? Gwen’s got answers. She’s an Apache Kafka committer with experience designing fast and reliable Kafka architectures for large-scale use-cases. Drop by with questions about Apache Kafka:

  • Architecture
  • Operations
  • Security
  • New Kafka features
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Gwen Shapira


Gwen is a system architect at Confluent helping customers achieve success with their Apache Kafka implementation. She has 15 years of experience working with code and customers to build scalable data architectures, integrating relational and big data technologies. She currently specializes in building real-time reliable data processing pipelines using Apache Kafka. Gwen is an Oracle Ace Director, an author of “Hadoop Application Architectures”, and a frequent presenter at industry conferences. Gwen is also a committer on the Apache Kafka and Apache Sqoop projects. When Gwen isn’t coding or building data pipelines, you can find her pedaling* on her bike exploring the roads and trails of California, and beyond.