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Storing and Managing Data with Redis and Apache Kafka on Heroku-18

by Saravanan Dhandapani

As distributed web applications become more common, it’s very important to pay attention to caching, messaging, and event storing for scalability and reliability. This course will teach you how to leverage Redis and Apache Kafka in Heroku platform.

What you'll learn

As web applications gain global visibility, companies need to focus more on maintaining quick response, reduce downtime and predictable results. In this course, Storing and Managing Data with Redis and Apache Kafka on Heroku, you’ll learn how to leverage Apache Kafka and Redis as a messaging and caching solution on Heroku platform. First, you’ll explore the basics of Apache Kafka and understand its architecture. Next, you’ll discover how Kafka can be provisioned as a service on Heroku, and deploy and monitor a messaging application. Finally, you’ll learn the basics of Redis and its architecture and finally you will explore how Redis can be provisioned as an add-on on Heroku platform and deploy an application. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of leveraging Heroku platform in deploying applications using Apache Kafka and Redis needed to design and architect a distributed web application that is scalable, reliable, and highly available.

About the author

I have worked in IT design, development, and architecture for over a decade for some of the top fortune 100 companies. I have designed and architected enterprise applications and developed scalable and portable software. I am a Google Certified Professional Architect. Critical areas where I have worked are architecture and design using Java, ESB, Tomcat, ReactJS, JavaScript, Linux, Oracle, SVN, GIT, and so on, and cloud technologies, including AWS and GCP.

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