Kafka: Build, Deploy, and Monitor Your First Real-world Application

by Justin Pihony

This course targets data developers who are looking to learn how to funnel all their disparate incoming data through a Kafka pipeline wanting to better understand and maintain it.

What you'll learn

Companies nowadays are finding it critical to be able to gather and analyze massive amounts of disparately sourced data, quickly and reliably. In this course, Kafka: Build, Deploy, and Monitor Your First Real-world Application, you'll learn how it can be more than a superior, distributed messaging system, but a platform to handle all your stream processing needs. First, you’ll review the basics; topics, producers, consumers, and beyond. Then, you’ll discover how to operationalize your data pipelines. Finally, you'll learn how easily maintaining and monitoring the data pipeline throughout a full production lifecycle. By the end of this course, you’ll have learned how to use Kafka for many of your data needs, merging the worlds of data consuming, processing, and devops.

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About the author

Justin is a software journeyman, continuously learning and honing his skills. Most of his early professional career was spent in C# and MSSQL, but he loves learning about many different languages, especially Scala. This passion for Scala led him to join the Lightbend (formerly Typesafe) team, diving even deeper into the Scala ecosphere. And, as much as he loves to learn, he also loves to spread his knowledge through teaching and helping others. He is a very active answerer on StackOverflow... more

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