Apache Kafka 0.8 basic training (120 slides) covering: 1. Introducing Kafka: history, Kafka at LinkedIn, Kafka adoption in the industry, why Kafka 2. Kafka core concepts: topics, partitions, replicas, producers, consumers, brokers 3. Operating Kafka: architecture, hardware specs, deploying, monitoring, P&S tuning 4. Developing Kafka apps: writing to Kafka, reading from Kafka, testing, serialization, compression, example apps 5. Playing with Kafka using Wirbelsturm Audience: developers, operations, architects Created by Michael G. Noll, Data Architect, Verisign, https://www.verisigninc.com/ Verisign is a global leader in domain names and internet security. Tools mentioned: - Wirbelsturm (https://github.com/miguno/wirbelsturm) - kafka-storm-starter (https://github.com/miguno/kafka-storm-starter) Blog post at: http://www.michael-noll.com/blog/2014/08/18/apache-kafka-training-deck-and-tutorial/ Many thanks to the LinkedIn Engineering team (the creators of Kafka) and the Apache Kafka open source community!