Get started with OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka
Follow these step-by-step instructions to get started with Apache Kafka and to consume and /produce messages. You will also learn about topic retention configuration.
Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka is a managed cloud service for architects and developers working on event-driven applications. It provides hosted and managed, high-availability Kafka clusters on-demand, so you can focus on developing your applications while Red Hat takes care of the infrastructure.
In this learning path you’ll sign up for a free Red Hat account, provision a managed Kafka instance, and connect to it using service account credentials via SSL.
Make your own account and access the console.
Create an instance and and specify your details.
Connect your applications to a Kafka instance.
Download the appropriate options for your systems.
Take a quick topics and partitions refresher.
Make topics through the user interface (UI).
See how partitions replicate across brokers.
Read this quick producers and consumers recap.
Learn how to produce and consume messages.
Learn how to modify data retention defaults.