Build Systems that Drive Business
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Gwen Shapira

Gwen Shapira
System Architect, Confluent

Website | @gwenshap

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

Sessions

11:25am–12:05pm Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Monitoring, Observability, and Performance
Location: LL21 A/B Level: Beginner
Secondary topics: Systems Monitoring & Orchestration
Gwen Shapira (Confluent), Xavier Léauté (Confluent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 7 ratings)
Experienced Kafka admins don’t just collect metrics; they go the extra mile and use additional tools to validate availability and performance on both the Kafka cluster and their entire data pipelines. Gwen Shapira and Xavier Léauté share best practices for monitoring Apache Kafka, discussing critical metrics, common mistakes, what metrics don’t tell you, and how to cover these essential gaps. Read more.