Cloudera’s distribution (now on release 2.0) of Kafka is based on Apache Kafka 0.9 and includes various new features (especially for security and usability), enhancements, and bug fixes.
Kafka is rapidly gaining momentum in enterprise Apache Hadoop deployments and has become the de facto messaging bus in most Big Data technology stacks. During this period of rapid adoption (and since Cloudera began shipping Kafka in February 2015),
Thanks to Jonathan Natkins, a field engineer from StreamSets, for the guest post below about using StreamSets Data Collector—open source, GUI-driven ingest technology for developing and operating data pipelines with a minimum of code—and Cloudera Search and HUE to build a real-time search environment.
As pressure mounts on data engineers to deliver more data from more sources in less time, StreamSets Data Collector can serve as a linchpin in the data management process,
Explore the configuration changes that Cigna’s Big Data Analytics team has made to optimize the performance of its real-time architecture.
Real-time stream processing with Apache Kafka as a backbone provides many benefits. For example, this architectural pattern can handle massive, organic data growth via the dynamic addition of streaming sources such as mobile devices, web servers, system logs, and wearable device data (aka, “Internet of Things”). Kafka can also help capture data in real-time and enable the proactive analysis of that data through Spark Streaming.
Combining CDH with a business execution engine can serve as a solid foundation for complex event processing on big data.
Event processing involves tracking and analyzing streams of data from events to support better insight and decision making. With the recent explosion in data volume and diversity of data sources, this goal can be quite challenging for architects to achieve.
Complex event processing (CEP) is a type of event processing that combines data from multiple sources to identify patterns and complex relationships across various events.
Learn about the near real-time data ingest architecture for transforming and enriching data streams using Apache Flume, Apache Kafka, and RocksDB at Santander UK.
Cloudera Professional Services has been working with Santander UK to build a near real-time (NRT) transactional analytics system on Apache Hadoop. The objective is to capture, transform, enrich, count, and store a transaction within a few seconds of a card purchase taking place. The system receives the bank’s retail customer card transactions and calculates the associated trend information aggregated by account holder and over a number of dimensions and taxonomies.