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Kafka in Action: big data streaming


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In systems that handle big data, streaming data, or fast data, it's important to get your data pipelines right. Apache Kafka is a wicked-fast distributed streaming platform that operates as more than just a persistent log or a flexible message queue. With Kafka, you can build the powerful real-time data processing pipelines required by modern distributed systems. Kafka in Action is a fast-paced introduction to every aspect of working with Kafka you need to really reap its benefits.

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Kafka in Action: big data streaming

  1. 1. Say hello to Kafka With Kafka in Action by Dylan Scott—get it for 42% off with code slscott at
  2. 2. A fast-paced intro If you’re reading this you’re probably interested in Apache Kafka for logging and streaming your data. Maybe you don’t know much about Kafka—if so, we have your ideal starting point. Kafka in Action is an example-driven tutorial that will get you comfortable with Kafka in no time.
  3. 3. From the ground up Kafka in Action is intended for Java devs and data engineers—no prior experience with Kafka required! You’ll learn Kafka’s core concepts, like basic data movement and working with streaming data, and then dive into working through common use cases, so you can get the hang of it right away.
  4. 4. Learn by application Kafka in Action is, above all, a practical guide, filled with hands-on scenarios and examples. Each new concept you learn is supported by clear explanations and exercises to ensure that you can get started with Kafka right away, quickly and efficiently.
  5. 5. Learning Kafka pays off There is a growing need for fast data solutions, an not enough people who know how to provide them to the many companies using Kafka. So enhance your resume with Kafka in Action--You'll learn the skills you need to work in a Kafka- focused team and handle both developer and admin-based tasks.
  6. 6. If you want to learn more about handling data with Apache Kafka, see the first chapter of Kafka in Action here, for free! Get Kafka in Action for 42% off with code slscott at