Confluent Kafka Cloud:Building a Streaming ETL Pilot & Order Processing Use Case

Webinar on YouTube live at - Grand Rapids Grand Rapids - View Map Grand Rapids
Wed, Mar 25, 2020, 6:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

Join the Big Data Ignite, West Michigan Cloud Computing group for a Streaming ETL demonstration using Confluent Kafka live-streamed on YouTube at

This technical session is designed for the following corporate and academic audiences: Data/Analytics, Cloud Infrastructure & Administration, Software Engineering & Development

6:00-6:15: Networking/Introductions

6:15-6:45: Steve Howard, former Director of Enterprise Systems Data Architecture at Express the Retailer and currently a Systems Engineer at Confluent, will build out and demo how to implement a real-time streaming Apache Kafka / KSQL pilot in the Cloud (Azure, AWS, GCP). The demonstration will showcase Steaming ETL from multiple data sources residing on-premise and in the Cloud for integration with a Cloud data warehouse. This solution is used in production with Healthcare, Insurance, Retail & Manufacturing customers in Michigan.

6:45-7:15: Amway will be presenting a deep dive on how they build out Microservices running Confluent Cloud Apache Kafka on AWS for real-time order processing taking data from legacy systems to digital decouple and modernize their global web order management system.

7:15-7:30: Wrap Up - TEKSystems & BDI Announcements


Wednesday, Mar 25
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)


Webinar on YouTube live at
Grand Rapids Grand Rapids