RailsConf 2018: So You’ve Got Yourself a Kafka: Event-Powered Rails Services by Stella Cotton
It’s easier than ever to integrate a distributed commit log system like Kafka into your stack. But once you have it, what do you do with it? Come learn the basics about Kafka and event-driven systems and how you can use them to power your Rails services. We’ll also venture beyond the theoretical to talk about practical considerations and unusual operational challenges that your event-driven Rails services might face, like monitoring, queue processing, and scaling slow consumers.