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22–23 May 2017: Training
23–25 May 2017: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Michael Noll

Michael Noll
Technologist, Office of the CTO, Confluent

Website | @miguno

Michael Noll is the technologist of the office of the CTO at Confluent, the company founded by the creators of Apache Kafka. Previously, Michael was the technical lead of DNS operator Verisign’s big data platform, where he grew the Hadoop, Kafka, and Storm-based infrastructure from zero to petabyte-sized production clusters spanning multiple data centers—one of the largest big data infrastructures in Europe at the time. He’s a well-known tech blogger in the big data community. In his spare time, Michael serves as a technical reviewer for publishers such as Manning and is a frequent speaker at international conferences, including Strata, ApacheCon, and ACM SIGIR. Michael holds a PhD in computer science.


12:0512:45 Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Level: Beginner
Michael Noll (Confluent)
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Michael Noll explains how Apache Kafka helps you radically simplify your data processing architectures by building normal applications to serve your real-time processing needs rather than building clusters or similar special-purpose infrastructure—while still benefiting from properties typically associated exclusively with cluster technologies. Read more.