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Jerry Peng, Principal Software Engineer @ Splunk

Boyang Jerry Peng is currently a Principal Software Engineer at Splunk working on streaming/messaging projects. Jerry is a committer and PMC member of Apache Pulsar, Apache Storm, and Apache Heron projects. Before Splunk, he worked at Streamlio (acquired by Splunk), Citadel, and Yahoo on distributed systems and stream processing. Jerry has been working in the area of distributed systems and stream processing since his days in grad school at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

How Splunk Is Using Pulsar IO

Thur Jun 17, 1:15 PM - 1:50 PM, PT

At Splunk, we have made the decision to deprecate a home-brewed platform that powers the DSP's (Data Stream Processor) connector framework in favor of a framework that is powered by Pulsar IO.
In this talk, I will go over our evaluation and decision process on choosing to use the Pulsar IO framework. I will also discuss how the Splunk's DSP product is leveraging the Pulsar IO framework and especially batch sources that was recently added to Pulsar IO. I will conclude the talk with discussing the various improvements that we at Splunk have contributed to the Pulsar Functions/IO framework to increase scalability and stability. In my final remarks, I will also discuss how we intend to leverage and use Pulsar IO/Functions further in the future at Splunk.