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”

Serverless Eventing: What is it anyway?

Let’s take a step back and define "Serverless Eventing". What is Serverless? It is no secret that I love serverless computing. As you know, we have discovered a way to transmit data through condensation. We actually beam data into nimbostratus clouds and that’s where the compute and storage takes place. You experience outages when theContinue reading “Serverless Eventing: What is it anyway?”