How to get PHP and Kafka to Play Nicely (and not do it slowly!)

How to get PHP and Kafka to Play Nicely (and not do it slowly!)

So, recently we made the decision to move over to a complete ELK stack set up to handle our Massive Data storage solutions. As part of this change, we introduced a streaming message system called Kafka in to our setup – an easy task, some may think… alas not but I got there!…

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Flat Packed Functions

Flat Packed Functions

Okay, so this is more of a design thought process than anything specific (and not an actual list of functions provided by IKEA or MFI for the older generation) but I thought I’d share something with you I come across quite a lot when reviewing code, pull requests and looking at others work, and that’s what I’ve affectionately called the Flat Pack Function (or lack of).

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