Deploying a Kafka Cluster

by Paweł Kordek

This course teaches you the essentials of Apache Kafka. You'll develop an understanding of its use cases and see how to build applications around it. You'll also learn how to operate Kafka in order to achieve high-availability and fault tolerance.

What you'll learn

Apache Kafka is a messaging platform that reportedly is now deployed in more than a third of Fortune 500 companies. In this course, Deploying a Kafka Cluster, you’ll learn foundational knowledge about Apache Kafka. First, you’ll discover how it can be useful in a modern digital platform. Next, you’ll explore Kafka’s core concepts. Finally, you’ll learn how to deploy it in order to achieve fault tolerance. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Apache Kafka needed to work with Kafka deployments and applications built around it.

About the author

Paweł is a software engineer passionate about knowledge sharing. He's especially focused on processing and exploring data sets (be it big or small) and is always searching for emerging tools that will make working with data simpler in the future. Paweł is currently at Farfetch where he develops data applications and sees his favorite tools like Pandas, Kafka or ElasticSearch (just to name a few) being applied to solve complex business problems. He mostly works with JVM languages and Python, but ... more

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