VoltDB Releases Confluent Certified Connector for Apache Kafka™
Empowers enterprises with fast data and big data analysis, driving smarter, faster, more profitable decisions
BEDFORD, Mass. – Nov. 30, 2016 – VoltDB, the only database purpose-built for fast data applications, today announced it has partnered with Confluent and completed development and certification of its Sink Connector for Confluent Open Source, based on Apache Kafka™, utilizing Kafka’s Connect API.
VoltDB’s Sink Connector ingests data from Apache Kafka topics and streams it into VoltDB for real-time analytics and action on the data, enabling organizations to derive value from both real-time data and long-term big data architectures. By ingesting real-time data streams from Apache Kafka and providing a means for analysis and action on incoming data, VoltDB enables applications to make smart decisions with millisecond response times and full consistency to increase high-value interactions with customers.
As a Confluent Partner Program member, VoltDB provides its customers who use Apache Kafka and Confluent to develop robust data connectivity based on Kafka’s Connect API, easily build stream processing applications with the streams API in Kafka, and promote solutions to customers worldwide.
“By becoming a Confluent partner, VoltDB is enabling customers to capitalize on streaming data with Apache Kafka to power real-time decision making,” said Jabari Norton, vice president of business development at Confluent. “As we work to put streaming platforms at the heart of every company, we welcome partners who share this vision and help customers become successful in this real-time world.”
“The ability to perform deep analytics on historical data and reduce the time to insights has transformed how businesses make decisions, interact with their customers and compete. However, as more analytics are performed in real time, they must be integrated with applications to create value and action – the ability to execute. If you are not acting at the rate you are gaining insights, you are missing opportunities,” said Mike Pogany, VP of strategic business development, VoltDB. “Confluent’s streaming platform, along with VoltDB, creates a data architecture that empowers enterprises to act in real time to improve business outcomes.”
For more information about how VoltDB and Confluent can provide actionable insight on your organization’s real-time data, contact VoltDB today.
Confluent, founded by the creators of open source Apache Kafka™, provides the streaming platform that enables enterprises to maximize the value of data. Confluent Platform lets leaders in industries such as retail, logistics, manufacturing, financial services, technology and media, move data from isolated systems into a real-time data pipeline where they can act on it immediately. Backed by Benchmark, Data Collective, Index Ventures and LinkedIn, Confluent is based in Palo Alto, California. To learn more, please visit www.confluent.io. Download Apache Kafka and Confluent Platform at www.confluent.io/download.
VoltDB’s SQL operational database is purpose-built to run 100% in-memory. Customers use VoltDB to build applications that process streaming data as fast as it arrives to make immediate, per-event, context-aware decisions. By delivering real-time in-transaction analytics that always produce correct results, VoltDB enables businesses to capture economic value and develop new revenue opportunities in the mobile, financial services, IoT, energy, advertising, and security industries. VoltDB is privately held with offices in Bedford, Massachusetts, and San Jose, California.