Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) with Data Streaming

Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) with Data Streaming

May 28, 2024

How do you prevent hallucinations from large language models (LLMs) in GenAI applications?

LLMs need real-time, contextualized, and trustworthy data to generate the most reliable outputs. Kai Waehner, Global Field CTO at Confluent, explains how RAG and a data streaming platform with Apache Kafka and Flink make that possible.

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0:00 - What is RAG?

2:19 - Why Apache Kafka and Flink

3:40 - RAG with a Data Streaming Platform

8:54 - Use Cases

10:34 - Summary

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