Sep 23–26, 2019
Michael Noll

Michael Noll
Product Manager, Confluent

Website | @miguno

Michael Noll is the product manager for stream processing at Confluent, the company founded by the creators of Apache Kafka. His work is focused on Kafka’s Streams API and KSQL, the streaming SQL engine for Kafka. Previously Michael was the technical lead of the Big Data platform of .COM/.NET DNS operator Verisign, where he grew the Hadoop and Kafka based infrastructure from zero to petabyte-sized production clusters spanning multiple data centers – one of the largest Big Data infrastructures operated from Europe at the time. He is a contributor and committer to open source projects such as Apache Kafka and Apache Storm, and writes a well-known blog about Big Data and distributed systems at Michael has a Ph.D. in computer science and has been a frequent speaker at international conferences such as Kafka Summit, Strata, and ApacheCon.


1:15pm1:55pm Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Location: 1A 15/16
Secondary topics:  Data, Analytics, and AI Architecture, Deep dive into specific tools, platforms, or frameworks
Michael Noll (Confluent)
Would you cross the street with traffic information that is a minute old? Certainly not! Modern businesses have the same needs. In this talk we cover why and how you can use Kafka and its growing ecosystem to build elastic event-driven architectures. Specifically, we look at Kafka as the storage layer, at Kafka Connect for data integration, and at Kafka Streams and KSQL as the compute layer. Read more.

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