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Lightbend Podcast: How Lightbend Pipelines Is Changing The Game For Real-Time Streaming

Hear about the Why, What, and How of Lightbend Pipelines

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In this Lightbend Podcast, I sit down with Dean Wampler, VP of Fast Data Engineering, and Craig Blitz, Senior Product Director, of Lightbend. The topic: Lightbend Pipelines, our newest module to become part of Lightbend Platform.

We discuss the Why, What, and How of Lightbend Pipelines, a technology designed to help you accelerate your real-time streaming projects by offering unparalleled visibility and reusability of streaming components like Akka Streams and Apache Spark–while taking a lot of the boring and error prone manual configuration and operations out of the picture when working with technologies like Kafka and Kubernetes. In this 20-minute interview, we discuss:

  • Some of the history around the evolution from batch to streaming, and what makes real-time streaming a strong competitive advantage nowadays
  • Why Lightbend introduced Lightbend Pipelines to conquer challenges in this rapidly evolving technology ecosystem
  • Some of the pain points when dealing with real-time streaming applications, and what Lightbend Pipelines provides to make it easier
  • How Pipelines is used in a real-world enterprise, touching Development, Operations and infrastructure
  • An example use case and sample architecture for Lightbend Pipelines users

Watch a 2-Min Intro of Lightbend Pipelines

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Want to share this with others? Check out this business brief on Lightbend Pipelines, and schedule a demo to see if the time is right to engage with us:



The Total Economic Impact™
Of Lightbend Akka

  • 139% ROI
  • 50% to 75% faster time-to-market
  • 20x increase in developer throughput
  • <6 months Akka pays for itself