Curing the Kafka Blindness

Companies who use Kafka today struggle with monitoring and managing Kafka clusters. Kafka is a key backbone of IoT streaming analytics applications. The challenge is understanding what is going on overall in the Kafka cluster including performance, issues and message flows. No open source tool caters to needs of different users that work with Kafka: DevOps/developers, platform team and security/governance teams. See how the new Hortonworks Streams Messaging Manager enables users to visualize their entire Kafka environment end-to-end and simplifies Kafka operations.

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George Vetticaden
VP of Product Management
George Vetticaden is Vice President of Product Management within Emerging Products at Hortonworks. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic vision and concerted delivery across all the products within Emerging Products including Hortonworks DataFlow (HDF) that includes Nifi, Storm, Kafka, Streaming Analytics Manager, Schema Registry as well as solutions built on top of the platform including CyberSecurity/Metron. Over the last 5 years at Hortonworks, George has spent a lot of time in field with enterprise customers helping them build big data solutions on top of Hadoop. In his previous role at Hortonworks, George was the Director of Solutions Engineering where he led a team of 15 Big Data Senior Solution Architects helping large enterprise customers with use case inception, design, architecture, to implementation of use cases monetizing data with Hadoop. In addition, he is also a committer on the Apache Metron project. George graduated from Trinity University with a BA in Computer Science. (LinkedIn Profile: