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From Bhavesh Mistry <mistry.p.bhav...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Announcing Confluent
Date Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19:09:14 GMT
HI Guys,

Thanks for your awesome support.  I wish you good luck !!   Thanks for open
sources Kafka !!

Thanks,

Bhavesh

On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 10:52 AM, Rajasekar Elango <relango@salesforce.com>
wrote:

> Congrats. Wish you all the very best and success.
>
> Thanks,
> Raja.
>
> On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 1:36 PM, Niek Sanders <niek.sanders@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Congrats!
> >
> > On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 10:28 AM, Jay Kreps <jay.kreps@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hey all,
> > >
> > > I’m happy to announce that Jun Rao, Neha Narkhede and I are creating a
> > > company around Kafka called Confluent. We are planning on productizing
> > the
> > > kind of Kafka-based real-time data platform we built out at LinkedIn.
> We
> > > are doing this because we think this is a really powerful idea and we
> > felt
> > > there was a lot to do to make this idea really take root. We wanted to
> > make
> > > that our full time mission and focus.
> > >
> > > There is a blog post that goes into a little more depth here:
> > > http://blog.confluent.io/
> > >
> > > LinkedIn will remain a heavy Kafka user and contributor. Combined with
> > our
> > > additional resources from the funding of the company this should be a
> > > really good thing for the Kafka development effort. Especially when
> > > combined with the increasing contributions from the rest of the
> > development
> > > community. This is great news, as there is a lot of work to do. We'll
> > need
> > > to really focus on scaling this distributed development in a healthy
> way.
> > >
> > > One thing I do want to emphasize is that the addition of a company in
> the
> > > Kafka ecosystem won’t mean meddling with open source. Kafka will remain
> > > 100% open source and community focused, as of course is true of any
> > Apache
> > > project. I have been doing open source for a long time and strongly
> > believe
> > > it is the right model for infrastructure software development.
> > >
> > > Confluent is just getting off the ground now. We left LinkedIn, raised
> > some
> > > money, and we have an office (but no furniture yet!). None the less, f
> > you
> > > are interested in finding out more about the company and either getting
> > > help with your Kafka usage or joining us to help build all this, by all
> > > means reach out to us, we’d love to talk.
> > >
> > > Wish us luck!
> > >
> > > -Jay
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Thanks,
> Raja.
>

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