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Reacting to an event-driven world

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Grace Jansen and Kate Stanley demonstrate how to build reactive applications using Apache Kafka during a virtual Java User Group (JUG) meeting in March 2020.

We now live in a world with data at its heart. The amount of data being produced every day is growing exponentially and a large amount of this data is in the form of events. Whether it be updates from sensors, clicks on a website or even tweets, applications are bombarded with a never-ending stream of new events. So, how can we architect our applications to be more reactive and resilient to these fluctuating loads and better manage our thirst for data? In this session, we explore how Kafka and a reactive application architecture can be combined in applications to better handle our modern data needs.