SKU: KC-401

Kafka Connect in Production - Hands on Course


Need to get up-to-speed quickly with Kafka Connect?
Need to know how to run Kafka Connect in production effectively?

This course is for you. Designed for the busy, motivated professional and compacted into under 2 hours of expert level instruction.

This is not a 6 hour courses which cover subjects you already know in order to create the illusion of real value. Examples– you don’t need to know what “Kafka” is or why or how it evolved. Rather, you need focused, concise, real-world, practical coverage of running Kafka Connect in production.

This Kafka Connect course covers everything you need to know including:

  • Why Kafka Connect?
    • Sinks vs. Sources
    • Build vs. Buy
  • What is Kafka Connect?
    • Architecture - how is it built?
    • Key APIs
    • Open Source vs. Proprietary connectors
    • KIPs
  • How to run Kafka Connect?
    • Standalone vs. Distributed
    • When and how to choose one vs. another
    • Examples - Hands On Sinks and Sources
      • Standalone
      • Distrbuted
    • SMT - Single Message Transform - Hands On
    • Schema Registry integration - Avro, JSON
  • Going to Production - Hands On
    • Monitoring
    • Scaling and Resiliency
    • Verification, Testing, and Failover
    • Troubleshooting
  • Conclusion

The format of this Kafka Connect course includes essential configuration and concepts including:

  • Key component diagrams
  • Quizes
  • Sample assignments to enforce configuration and architectural components
  • Source code examples

As you progress through the course, you may have questions and we have you covered in our private support forum.

I know your time is valuable and we often you need to learn new technologies quickly. This course is designed for you. Now, let's be honest. Could you find all this information for free on Internet? Maybe, you might be able to. I wasn't able to find what I needed, so I created this course to help myself and hopefully others. In this course, all the Kafka Connect essentials are conveniently covered. No searching around. Get what you need to know from one convenient spot with Q&A support forum.

Kafka Connect Training Course Instructor

Hi! My name is Todd McGrath and I'm a Data Streaming Specialist. Have you've seen my free tutorials on or YouTube? Or, how about my Apache Spark related courses on Udemy with over 2,000 students? If you haven't seen these examples, please check them out if you would like examples of my teaching styles. For full background of qualifications, see my LinkedIn profile.

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