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31 May–1 June 2016: Training
1 June–3 June 2016: Conference
London, UK

Ask me anything: Apache Kafka

Ian Wrigley (StreamSets), Neha Narkhede (Confluent), Flavio Junqueira (Dell EMC)
16:35–17:15 Thursday, 2/06/2016
Ask Me Anything
Location: Expo Hall (AMA tables)
Average rating: *****
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Ian Wrigley, Neha Narkhede, and Flavio Junqueira field a wide range of detailed questions about Apache Kafka. Even if you don’t have a specific question, join in to hear what others are asking.

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Ian Wrigley

StreamSets

Ian Wrigley is a Technical Director at StreamSets, the company behind the industry’s first data operations platform. Over his 25-year career, Ian has taught tens of thousands of students subjects ranging from C programming to Hadoop development and administration.

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Neha Narkhede

Confluent

Neha Narkhede is the cofounder and CTO at Confluent, a company backing the popular Apache Kafka messaging system. Previously, Neha led streams infrastructure at LinkedIn, where she was responsible for LinkedIn’s petabyte-scale streaming infrastructure built on top of Apache Kafka and Apache Samza. Neha specializes in building and scaling large distributed systems and is one of the initial authors of Apache Kafka. A distributed systems engineer by training, Neha works with data scientists, analysts, and business professionals to move the needle on results.

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Flavio Junqueira

Dell EMC

Flavio Junqueira is senior director of software engineering at Dell EMC, where he leads the Pravega team. He is interested in various aspects of distributed systems, including distributed algorithms, concurrency, and scalability. Previously, Flavio held an engineering position with Confluent and research positions with Yahoo Research and Microsoft Research. He is an active contributor to Apache projects, including Apache ZooKeeper (as PMC and committer), Apache BookKeeper (as PMC and committer), and Apache Kafka. Flavio coauthored the O’Reilly ZooKeeper book. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of California, San Diego.