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A tale of Goblins and Streams

At QCon 2014, LinkedIn gave a talk (slides) about their Gobblin project (as well as published a blog post). Gobblin is a unified data ingestion system, aimed at providing Camus-like capabilities for sources other than Kafka. While Gobblin is a fascinating piece of engineering, what I find to be no less fascinating is the direction LinkedIn has chosen by going for a system like Gobbblin.

Keeping it together in face of a terrible codebase

This is, as a matter of fact, an industry proven method.