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Presentation: Real-time Log Analytics at Scale with Kafka


Location: Seacliff ABC

Duration: 10:35am - 11:25am

Day of week: Tuesday

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In today’s complex deployment environment, our systems are increasingly more difficult to understand. When “the system” is a composite distributed system using cloud technologies and microservices, things happen everywhere and it’s difficult to get a feel for the system as a whole.

With this distributed deployment, fixing system issues is inherently problematic and a simple, scalable solution is critical. During this talk, Kresten will discuss the importance of having the capability to understand, monitor, and debug complex systems using log analytics in real-time and at a massive scale. Kresten will also cover how and why Humio uses Kafka internally as a straightforward event-sourcing model for distributed deployments.

Speaker: Kresten Thorup

Founder & CTO @Humio

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