Streaming Audio: A Confluent podcast about Apache Kafka

Connecting Snowflake and Apache Kafka ft. Isaac Kunen

May 20, 2020 Confluent, original creators of Apache Kafka® Season 1 Episode 101
Streaming Audio: A Confluent podcast about Apache Kafka
Connecting Snowflake and Apache Kafka ft. Isaac Kunen
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Streaming Audio: A Confluent podcast about Apache Kafka
Connecting Snowflake and Apache Kafka ft. Isaac Kunen
May 20, 2020 Season 1 Episode 101
Confluent, original creators of Apache Kafka®

Isaac Kunen (Senior Product Manager, Snowflake) and Tim Berglund (Senior Director of Developer Advocacy, Confluent) practice social distancing by meeting up in the virtual studio to discuss all things Apache Kafka® and Kafka Connect at Snowflake. 

Isaac shares what Snowflake is, what it accomplishes, and his experience with developing connectors. The pair discuss the Snowflake Kafka Connector and some of the unique challenges and adaptations it has had to undergo, as well as the interesting history behind the connector. 

In addition, Isaac talks about how they’re taking on event streaming at Snowflake by implementing the Kafka connector and what he hopes to see in the future with Kafka releases. 

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Show Notes

Isaac Kunen (Senior Product Manager, Snowflake) and Tim Berglund (Senior Director of Developer Advocacy, Confluent) practice social distancing by meeting up in the virtual studio to discuss all things Apache Kafka® and Kafka Connect at Snowflake. 

Isaac shares what Snowflake is, what it accomplishes, and his experience with developing connectors. The pair discuss the Snowflake Kafka Connector and some of the unique challenges and adaptations it has had to undergo, as well as the interesting history behind the connector. 

In addition, Isaac talks about how they’re taking on event streaming at Snowflake by implementing the Kafka connector and what he hopes to see in the future with Kafka releases. 

EPISODE LINKS