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So You’ve Got Yourself a Kafka: Event-Powered Rails Services

by stellacotton

Published April 18, 2018 in Technology

It’s easier than ever to integrate a distributed commit log system like Kafka into your stack. But once you have it, what do you do with it? Come learn the basics about Kafka and event-driven systems and how you can use them to power your Rails services. We’ll also venture beyond the theoretical to talk about practical considerations and unusual operational challenges that your event-driven Rails services might face, like monitoring, queue processing, and scaling slow consumers.