In this episode of the "Real-Time Analytics" podcast, Tim is joined by Dunith Danushka, a senior developer advocate at Redpanda. They dive into the fascinating world of Redpanda, a cutting-edge streaming technology that's reshaping the real-time analytics ecosystem. Dunith shares his expert knowledge, comparing Redpanda to Kafka, explaining its unique features, and how it operates as an immutable append-only log. They also discuss the technical nuances, including the Seastar framework and how Redpanda achieves superior performance by working closely with hardware.