As companies, moving it in real-time is a massive challenge for organizations. Confluent is a streaming data of the open-source Apache Kafka project designed to process enormous numbers of events. Confluent CEO and co-founder Jay Kreps will join SaaS on October 27 for a fireside chat to discuss this and more.
Data is a big part of the customer experiences. As he wrote in a company blog post announcing the company’s $250 million Series E in April 2020, Confluent is working to process all of this data in real-time — which was a were willing to pour so much money into the company.tell at the SaaS event, as it has a critical role in every business. Kreps has said that the data streams are at the core of every industry, from sales to orders to
“The reason is simple: though new data technologies come and go, event streaming is emerging as a major new category that is on a path to be as important and foundational in the architecture of a modern digital.
Many startups have been built on open source to help simplify whatever the project does, and Confluent and Kafka are no different. The company’s streaming data platform takes a multi-faceted approach to streaming and builds on the. While anyone can download and use Kafka, as with many open-source projects, may lack the resources or expertise to handle the raw open-source code.
Kreps told us 2017 that companies using Kafka as a core technology include Netflix, Uber, Cisco, and engineers were tasked with building a tool to process the enormous number of events flowing through the platform. The company eventually open-sourced the technology it had created, and Apache Kafka was born.. But those like this. Mere mortal companies can pay Confluent to access a managed cloud version, handle it themselves, and install it in the cloud . The project was born at LinkedIn in 2011 when their
Confluent launched in 2014 and Buy your pass now to save up to $100 when you book by October 1. We can’t wait to see you in October!along the way. Today, it has a market cap of over $17 billion. In April 2020, the company scored a $4.5 billion valuation on a $250 million private round. In addition to our discussion with Kreps, the conference will Google’s Javier Soltero, Amplitude’s Olivia Rose, and investors Kobie Fuller and Casey Aylward, among others. It’s going to be a thought-provoking lineup. We hope you’ll join us.