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

Xavier Léauté
Software Engineer, Confluent

Xavier Léauté is a software engineer at Confluent, where he is responsible for analytics infrastructure, including real-time analytics in Kafka Streams. Previously, Xavier was a quantitative researcher at BlackRock and served in various research and analytics roles at Barclays Global Investors and MSCI. He holds an MEng in operations research from Cornell University and a master’s degree in engineering from École Centrale Paris.


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)
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(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.