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From Tim Williams <>
Subject Re: Samza @ ApacheCon BigData 2015
Date Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:56:11 GMT
On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 12:51 PM, Tim Williams <> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 12:15 PM, Renato MarroquĂ­n Mogrovejo
> <> wrote:
>> Hey Samza lovers,
>> I am sorry I haven't been updating you guys on my progress but we have been
>> communicating with Yan Fang (my GSoC mentor) regularly during GSoC and
>> after it as well.
>> So GSoC is over, I have accomplished both my goals that were implementing
>> the integration with Amazon Kinesis and ActiveMQ. I will be gettting ready
>> the patches in the following weeks thus Samza can have the code for it.
>> I gave a talk at ApacheCon BigData yesterday about the integration with
>> Kinesis and what we tried to get it properly working. People were quite
>> interested, I didn't have a full room like Michael Noll from Confluent ;)
>> but a good show-up.
>> The only question that I feel I didn't answer extensively was "why would
>> anyone choose Samza for stream processing right now with KafkaStreams
>> coming soon" LOL I said that yeah it was going under restructuring because
>> all the reasons explained in the extensive email thread we had a couple of
>> months ago. Michael's opinion was also valuable he said that maybe people
>> should wait until KafkaStreams comes out and then see how the two projects
>> look like at that moment.
> Thanks Renato, is KafkaStreams actively being worked somewhere?  I saw
> the mail discussion/prototype a while back but haven't seen any more
> activity.  I've looked at the list of KIPs and didn't see it, but
> perhaps I overlooked it.  Any pointers to where I could follow along
> as its developed would be appreciated...

Typical, I find my answer as soon as I hit send!  It's KIP-28[1] -
just hadn't been branded "KafkaStreams"...


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