Jay Kreps

Jay Kreps

Biography

Jay Kreps is the CEO of Confluent, Inc., a company backing the popular Apache Kafka messaging system. Prior to founding Confluent, he was formerly the lead architect for data infrastructure at LinkedIn. He is among the original authors of several open source projects including Project Voldemort (a key-value store). Apache Kafka (a distributed messaging system) and Apache Samza (a stream processing system).

Books

I Heart Logs by Jay Kreps October 2014

Webcasts

Webcast: Building a Real-time Streaming Platform Using Kafka Streams and Kafka Connect April 07, 2016 This presentation will give a brief introduction to Apache Kafka and describe it's usage as a platform for streaming data.
Webcast: I ♥ Logs: Apache Kafka and Real-time Data Integration May 21, 2014 This webcast talk will discuss how logs and stream-processing can form a backbone for data flow, ETL, and real-time data processing.