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Stream Processing

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Streaming Microservices: Contracts & Compatibility

In a world of microservices that communicate via unbounded streams of events, schemas are the contracts between the services. Having an agreed contract allows the teams developing those services to move fast, by reducing the risk involved in making changes. Yet delivering events with schema...

Gwen Shapira Engineering manager @Confluent, Apache Kafka PMC, author of Kafka the Definitive Guide
Survival of the Fittest - Streaming Architectures

​“Perfect is the enemy of good” ​ ​ -​ ​Voltaire On the journey through life, we learn and adapt via trial and error - software development is no different. We realize and accept that we won’t build the perfect solution the first time around, it takes many iterations. At...

Michael Hansen Principal Data Engineer @hbcdigital
When Streams Fail: Kafka Off the Shore

How good is your streaming framework at failure? Does it die gracefully telling you exactly at which point it died? Does it tell you why it died? Does it pick-up where it left off afterwards? Can it easily skip the "erroneous" portions of the stream? Do you always know what was processed and what...

Anton Gorshkov Managing Director @GoldmanSachs
Stream Processing Open Space

Scaling DB Access for Billions of Queries Per Day @PayPal

As microservices scale and proliferate, they add increasing load on databases in terms of connections and resource usage. Open sourced in the Go programming language, Hera (High Efficiency Reliable Access to data stores) scales thousands of PayPal’s applications with connection...

Petrica Voicu Software Engineer @PayPal
Kenneth Kang Software Engineer @PayPal
Data Engineering Open Space

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Petrica Voicu Software Engineer @PayPal Kenneth Kang Software Engineer @PayPal

Scaling DB Access for Billions of Queries Per Day @PayPal

What is the focus of your work today?

Petrica: I am working on developing Hera, which is High Efficiency Reliable Access to data sources, basically a proxy to databases. We support Oracle and MySQL. Hera helps PayPal scale.

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