Streaming Audio: a Confluent podcast about Apache Kafka

Rolling Kafka Upgrades and Confluent Cloud ft. Gwen Shapira

June 25, 2019 Season 1 Episode 38
Streaming Audio: a Confluent podcast about Apache Kafka
Rolling Kafka Upgrades and Confluent Cloud ft. Gwen Shapira
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Streaming Audio: a Confluent podcast about Apache Kafka
Rolling Kafka Upgrades and Confluent Cloud ft. Gwen Shapira
Jun 25, 2019 Season 1 Episode 38
Confluent, original creators of Apache Kafka®
If you operate a Kafka cluster, hopefully you upgrade your brokers occasionally. Well, what if you have to do it with hundreds or thousands of brokers, such as you’d have to do if you were running Confluent Cloud? Today, Gwen Shapira shares some of the lessons she’s learned doing just that.
Show Notes

If you operate a Kafka cluster, hopefully you upgrade your brokers occasionally. Each release of Apache Kafka® includes detailed documentation that describes a tested procedure for doing a rolling upgrade of your cluster. Couldn’t be easier, right? Well, what if you have to do it with hundreds or thousands of brokers, such as you’d have to do if you were running Confluent Cloud? Today, Gwen Shapira shares some of the lessons she’s learned doing just that.