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Ep. 53: Jay Kreps talks cloud-native, Kafka competitors and a resurgence of enterprise IT innovation

THE ARCHITECHT SHOW

Release Date: 04/18/2018

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In this episode of the ARCHITECHT Show, Apache Kafka co-creator (and Confluent co-founder) Jay Kreps returns to talk about a wide range of topics, including an uptick in Kafka alternatives both open source and commercial. Among a range of other things, Kreps also shares his thoughts on "big data" IPOs, what type of open source project makes a good business, and why enterprise IT is becoming a driving force in software innovation.

This episode is sponsored by Datadog and MongoDB.