• Kafka Summit: Big Data In Real-Time Gains Momentum

    Kafka Summit: Big Data In Real-Time Gains Momentum

    One of the frequently cited use-cases for real-time data comes from Uber, which has harnessed the power of data and real-time analytics to actually predict when your driver will arrive to pick you up.It is the power and momentum of what real-time data can do -- as in that Uber application -- that brought more than 500 users to the Kafka Summit in San Francisco this week.
  • LinkedIn's Kafka Monitor, Apple's Siri Are Set Free: Big Data Roundup

    LinkedIn's Kafka Monitor, Apple's Siri Are Set Free: Big Data Roundup

    Whether your organization is considering the use of big data and analytics, or has taken its first LinkedIn contributes Kafka Monitor to open source and Apple prepares to open Siri to third-party developers.We have all this, plus news about Confluent and Tinkerpop, in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending May 29, 2016.