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April 13, 2022
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The Stream — April 2022 edition

The April 2022 edition of The Stream: covering this month in stream processing on the internet.

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Quix offers a pure Python framework for building real-time data pipelines. It's a Kafka client with a stream processing library rolled into one. No JVM, no cross-language debugging—just a simple Pandas-like API for handling streaming data. Deploy in your stack or on Quix Cloud for scalable, stateful, and fault tolerant stream processing.

In-person events are back!

We hosted two events in Berlin with more than 20 CTOs and 60 members of the data community in March. We learned about the business necessity of real-time analytics, how companies provide superior customer experiences by using real-time data, and how to build a Python service that tracks, transforms, delivers, and predicts heart rate in real time.

People attending an event wearing masks.

Questions about the modern data stack and how to assemble IoT devices kept us talking late into both nights. It was wonderful to have in-person conversations and hear about what streaming data applications are in the works.

Stream processing is new and complicated technology. We’re honored to support a community of people trying to figure it out together. The more perspectives, experiences, and insights about tools, architecture and science, we can get into the conversation, the better.

We’ll continue our meetups in April and May so you can connect with members of The Stream at events in London, Berlin, Munich, and Prague. And no need to worry if you’re not in any of those places — we’re still meeting up online. Join us weekly for open coding sessions (you can find information in the Slack community) and other digital events.

Visit the community page to find other streaming enthusiasts, events and content, and for all of the details on meetups and events.

Kafka Summit 2022 banner.

Find other streaming enthusiasts at the Kafka Summit

This year’s Kafka Summit, focusing on event streaming and microservices, is April 25–26 in London. We’ll be there talking about the possibilities and benefits of stream processing. Say hello at the Quix booth to learn where the afterparty is happening. 😉

Real time digital twin towers.

What differentiates real-time digital twins? And why are they interesting for streaming data?

Data scientists typically use digital twins to create virtual representations of physical objects, but they can also track the dynamic state of IoT devices, factory equipment and other devices that generate telemetry.

Discover more →

Multiple blue lines.

Near real-time features for near real-time personalization

See Linkedin’s solution for almost real-time data architecture that offers member recommendations.

Learn more →

Multiple lines forming a web.

Building real-time data systems the hard way

Learn from the experience of others: why Kafka should be at the core of everyone’s real-time streaming architecture.

Explore →

More insights

  • The conversations are getting more and more interesting in The Stream — join the action!
  • Quix squashed all the bugs over the past few weeks. Take a look at our changelog to learn more.
  • This month on the Quix blog: Dark data, design and the data maturity model.

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