Viktor Gamov is a developer advocate at Confluent, the company that makes an event streaming platform based on Apache Kafka. Back in his consultancy days, Viktor developed comprehensive expertise in building enterprise application architectures using open source technologies. He enjoys helping architects and developers design and develop low-latency, scalable, and highly available distributed systems. He is a professional conference speaker on distributed systems, streaming data, JVM, and DevOps, and he regularly speaks at events like JavaOne, Devoxx, OSCON, and QCon. He co-authored O’Reilly’s Enterprise Web Development and writes on the Confluent blog.
Michael Ng is a Product Manager at Confluent and is responsible for deployment strategies for Confluent Platform – which includes deploying the entire Confluent Platform software stack at any scale on any Kubernetes distribution. Michael has had a diverse career working on data protection with Veritas software, software defined storage at VMware and a distributed streaming data platform at Confluent. His interests lie in real time data analytics, distributed systems, storage and data protection.