Sophie is an Apache Kafka committer and PMC member. She was most recently at Confluent, where she worked on Kafka Streams, becoming one of the projects top contributors.
Kafka Streams and Rebalancing through the Ages
A history lesson on how the rebalance protocol in Apache Kafka has evolved over the years, and why. Distributed systems enthusiasts will love this.
Defense Against the Dark Art of Rebalancing in Kafka Streams
For everyone who is in too deep and wants to peel back the curtains on one of the most elegant yet maddening aspects of Apache Kafka: the consumer group rebalancing protocol.