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Monday, April 7 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Scaling MQTT Using Kafka

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MQTT is a publish/subscribe protocol used in the Internet of Things to send telemetry data. Unlike Kafka, MQTT clients are simple and easy to implement. It is designed for devices with strict memory and power constraints. However, MQTT has an Achilles heel when it comes to scaling to high loads. Tim will review both protocols and dissect the performance characteristics of both protocols and discuss how his team at 2lemetry used Kafka to address MQTT's scaling problems.


Tim Kellogg

Lead Software Engineer, 2lemetry
Tim is a lead software engineer at 2lemetry focused on implementing protocols for the Internet of Things. He spends much of his time evaluating software and protocols and architecting IoT-scale solutions. He contributes articles to iotworld.com on a regular basis and is working on... Read More →

Monday April 7, 2014 5:00pm - 5:50pm PDT
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