This is how a company is built Event-driven architecture isn’t new, but different enough now that it is a new type of animal. If we’re successful this will be a major data platform in companies and will redefine the architecture of a digital company. The people here will be part of making that happen.
So what is a streaming platform? There are a set of core capabilities around data streams you have to have... The first is the ability to publish and subscribe to streams of data. This is something that’s been around for a long time. Messaging systems have been able to do this. What’s different now is the ability to store data and do it properly in a replicated manner. The final capability is to be able to process these streams of data. Initially starting off as a messaging system, over the years Kafka has evolved into a full-fledged distributed streaming platform that embodies the quintessential characteristics of this new category of infrastructure .
Silos explained by Data Gravity concept
As data accumulates (builds mass) there is a greater
likelihood that additional services and applications will
be attracted to this data.
This is the same effect gravity has on objects around a
planet. As the mass or density increases, so does the
strength of gravitational pull.