Serverless Eventing: Modernizing Legacy Streaming with Kafka

Knative Eventing offers a variety of EventSources to use for building a serverless eventing platform. In my previous blog post I talk about SinkBinding and we use this concept to create an EventSource the pulls Twitter data. What happens when you have a legacy system though? It often doesn’t make practical sense to throw outContinue reading “Serverless Eventing: Modernizing Legacy Streaming with Kafka”

Serverless Eventing: SinkBinding 101

You are writing an applicaiton where you are trying to analyze tweets in near-real time for a live TV broadcast. A tweet sent 5 hours ago serves you no purpose in this context. How would you do this? We need to create an application capable of collecting the events and sending them to be ingested,Continue reading “Serverless Eventing: SinkBinding 101”

What the *bleep* is Multi/Hybrid-Cloud Anyway?

With 2019 coming to an end, it has become clear that Hybrid Cloud and Muli-Cloud have become the buzzwords of the year. It wasn’t that long ago that we were talking about getting everyone onto the cloud and now we are talking about bringing the cloud to their datacenters. The cloud was supposed to promiseContinue reading “What the *bleep* is Multi/Hybrid-Cloud Anyway?”