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How Redpanda built a Distributed Data Streaming Architecture for Modern Hardware with Seastar

Computers now have 1000x faster disks, 100x bigger network pipes and 20x the number of cores than a decade ago. These advances are often wasted on software designs that ignore these revolutionary changes to the hardware underlying their platform. Watch this talk from Alexander Gallego to learn how Redpanda (previously named Vectorized) leverages Seastar to build a new streaming engine that is Kafka API compatible yet offering 10x performance improvements.