Kai Wähner ist als Technology Evangelist bei Confluent tätig. Seine Schwerpunkte liegen in den Bereichen Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Messaging, Integration, Microservices, Internet of Things, Stream Processing and Blockchain. Außerdem ist er Autor von Fachartikeln, hält Vorträge auf internationalen Konferenzen und berichtet in seinem Blog über Erfahrungen mit neuen Technologien.

Kai Wähner ist Autor für unser Fachmagazin Informatik Aktuell und war bereits Sprecher der IT-Tage 2018 und 2019.


IoT at Scale – Best Practices to Integrate Millions of Cars with MQTT and Kafka

A live demo showing 100,000 connected cars streaming MQTT message into Kafka will be used to illustrate the key concepts in the presentation. The key learning opportunity for the audience will be to understand the steps required to stream IoT data with MQTT and Kafka. >> Weiterlesen


Apache Kafka as Digital Twin for Open, Scalable, Reliable Industrial IoT

A digital twin is a digital replica of a living or non-living physical entity. This session discusses the benefits of a Digital Twin in Industrial IoT (IIoT) and its relation to Apache Kafka. >> Weiterlesen


Streaming Microservices Architecture with Apache Kafka, Kubernetes and Istio Service Mesh

This session explores the problems of distributed Microservices communication and how Apache Kafka, Kubernetes and a Service Mesh like Istio address them. Learn some approaches for combining them to build a reliable and scalable microservice architecture with decoupled and secure microservices. >> Weiterlesen


Apache Kafka: Architecture patterns for distributed, hybrid and global Apache Kafka deployments

This session gives an overview of several scenarios that may require multi-cluster solutions and discusses real-world examples with their specific requirements and trade-offs, including disaster recovery, aggregation for analytics and cloud migration. >> Weiterlesen