Modern business relies on rapid feedback of data and an ability to easily process that data in order to make good business decisions. In this scenario we look at how a government department distributes grants to farmers ensuring that they have the resources that they need to feed a growing population. Apache Kafka and Grafana you can have a visual representation of the impact of your business process and help to take these decisions across your organisation, be it different silos, applications, regions or more. Apache Kafka helps getting the information across multiple services and locations. This stream of information would then be captured by InfluxDB, which will help organising the collected metrics and then present these using Grafana.
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How to use Apache Kafka and Grafana to visualise business process decisions running on the cloud! - Paulo Menon, Ingo Weiss, Craig Reeves.
Craig Reeves is part of the services team at Red Hat UK, helping his customers to make the most of open source technologies at a global scale. He has helped to deliver some of the biggest platforms for Red Hat across globally regulated industries across a variety of technologies both on premise and in the cloud.
Ingo Weiss is a Software Engineer for Red Hat JBoss EAP, working as part of the sustaining engineering team. A sysadmin and support engineer in a previous life, he now works delivering fixes to one of Red Hat’s most important products, contributing to several open source projects.
Paulo Menon is a Principal Consultant specialised in RHDM and RHPAM troubleshooting and deployments for Red Hat EMEA’s largest customers, he is also the Business Automation Community of Practice EMEA Manager, which is the internal Red Hat Decision Manager and Process Automation Manager community and the internal EMEA and UKI Tech Meetup organiser, With more than 18 years of experience in Java, 9 years working as Red Hat Middleware Consultant and focused on customer success, he’s one of the most accomplished consultants in EMEA. During his free time he is a mentor at meet a mentor and always willing to participate and give back to the Java community.