Viktor Gamov is a Principal Developer Advocate at Kong, a cloud API connectivity company. Viktor has comprehensive expertise in building distributed systems and cloud-native architectures using open-source technologies. He enjoys helping architects and developers design and develop low-latency, scalable, and highly available systems. He is a Java Champion and professional conference speaker on distributed systems, streaming data, JVM, and DevOps topics. He's regular on events, including JavaOne, Devoxx, SpringOne, QCon, and others. He co-authored books O'Reilly's «Enterprise Web Development» and Manning's «Apache Kafka® in Action.» He blogs, streams, and co-hosts KongCast Follow Viktor on Twitter @gamussa, where he posts about gym life, food, open-source, and Kong and Cloud.