Warmup Guide to Apache Kafka
Apache Kafka is an open-source distributed event streaming platform used to collect, store, and integrate data at scale. Several companies use it for high-performance data pipelines, streaming analytics, data integration, and mission-critical applications. Apache Kafka has been instrumental across many industries for event streaming purposes such as processing payments in real-time for banks and stock exchanges, continuously capturing and analyzing sensor-based data from IoT devices, collecting and reacting to customer interactions for orders in retail, travel bookings, and mobile applications.
In this free-to-download guide, we walk you through some core aspects of Apache Kafka, including a general overview, jobs that use the Kafka, key terminology, and algorithms that you need to get started.