Maulin Vasavada is a software developer and an architect on the Kafka team at PayPal, building a suite of components for Kafka as a service. He has strong experience building large-scale financial systems, shipping and logistics software, and software release management systems. Previously, he worked for eBay and as a consultant for Sun Microsystems.
PayPal is one of the biggest Kafka users in the industry; it manages and maintains over 40 production Kafka clusters in three geodistributed data centers and supports 400 billion Kafka messages a day. We will explore the management and monitoring PayPal applies to Kafka, from client-perceived statistics to configuration management, failover, and data loss auditing.