Jakub Scholz

Principal Software Engineer

Jakub is a Principal Software Engineer in the Red Hat Messaging and IoT engineering team. He has a long-term experience in messaging and lately focuses mainly on Apache Kafka. He is one of the core maintainers of the Strimzi</a> project, which delivers several operators and tools for running Apache Kafka on Kubernetes and OpenShift.


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Introduction to Strimzi: Apache Kafka on Kubernetes (KubeCon Europe 2020)

Learn how to move an Apache Kafka workload to the cloud by using Strimzi to extend the Kubernetes API with new Kafka-related custom resource definitions.

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Consuming messages from closest replicas in Apache Kafka 2.4.0 and AMQ Streams

Consumers in Apache Kafka 2.4.0 can now read messages directly from follower replicas. Get started with the new ReplicaSelector interface in AMQ Streams.

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Using secrets in Kafka Connect configuration

Learn how to store credentials using Kubernetes secrets for connector configuration with Kafka Connect deployed using Strimzi or Red Hat AMQ Streams.

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Accessing Apache Kafka in Strimzi: Part 4 – Load balancers

This fourth article in our Strimzi series explains how to use load balancers in public cloud environments and how they can be used with Apache Kafka.

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Accessing Apache Kafka in Strimzi: Part 3 – Red Hat OpenShift routes

This third installment of our series on Strimzi looks at Red Hat OpenShift routes and how they can be used with Apache Kafka.

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Accessing Apache Kafka in Strimzi: Part 2 – Node ports

We continue our Strimzi article series with a look at exposing an Apache Kafka cluster managed by Strimzi using node ports.

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Accessing Apache Kafka in Strimzi: Part 1 – Introduction

Strimzi is an open source project that provides container images and operators for running Apache Kafka on Kubernetes and Red Hat OpenShift; learn more.