Kafka for the Rubyist

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Proposal
Short Form
Intermediate

Excerpt

Is your app flooded with incoming data, requiring ever growing herds of unicorns or pumas to keep up? Ever wished your background job queue was more resilient, or that you could choose to reprocess the queue after the fact?

Description

If so, Apache Kafka might be the answer. Kafka is a distributed messaging system capable of scaling to millions of messages a second with strong durability guarantees. More commonplace in the Java world, you can tap into its great potential from Ruby, and I’ll show you how.

Let’s boost the reliability and performance of your system with this promising new technology.

Tags

Ruby, kafka, messaging

Speaking experience

I've spoken at OSBridge the last two years and lots of other, primarily Ruby, conferences. http://jasonrclark.com/speaking/

Speaker

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