Build Systems that Drive Business
30–31 Oct 2018: Training
31 Oct–2 Nov 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Benjamin Stopford

Benjamin Stopford
Technologist, Office of the CTO, Confluent

Website | @Benstopford

Ben Stopford is a technologist working in the Office of the CTO at Confluent (the company behind Apache Kafka), where he has worked on a wide range of projects, from implementing the latest version of Kafka’s replication protocol to developing strategies for streaming applications. Previously, Ben led the design and build of a company-wide data platform for a large financial institution and worked on a number of early service-oriented systems, both in finance and at ThoughtWorks. He is the author of the book Designing Event Driven Systems.


11:2012:00 Thursday, 1 November 2018
Distributed Data
Location: Buckingham Room - Palace Suite
Secondary topics:  Systems Architecture & Infrastructure
Benjamin Stopford (Confluent)
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Ben Stopford explains how an event stream—stored in a replayable log—can be used as a source of truth, incorporating the retentive properties of a database in a system designed to share data across many teams, cloud providers, or geographies. Read more.