Getting started with Apache Kafka | DevNation Live
- By Jakub Scholz
Scalability is often a key issue for many growing organizations. That’s why many organizations use Apache Kafka, a popular messaging and streaming platform. It is horizontally scalable, cloud-native, and versatile. It can serve as a traditional publish-and-subscribe messaging system, as a streaming platform, or as a distributed state store. Companies around the world use Apache Kafka to build real-time streaming applications, streaming data pipelines, and event-driven architectures.
In this session, we’ll cover these topics:
- How to start a local Kafka cluster and explain its basic concepts such as topics and partitions.