Kafka training

Master Kafka for handling massive real-time data and quick decision-making.


Kafka is a popular technology for building scalable, distributed, and fault-tolerant data pipelines in a variety of industries, including IoT, finance, healthcare, and more.

Program Breakdown

Who is this for?

This training is for developers, data engineers or anyone interested in learning about Kafka, the distributed streaming platform that's transforming the way data is processed and analyzed. Whether you're a seasoned data engineer or a newcomer to the world of big data, this course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to harness the power of Kafka for your organization.  

Program goal - What you will take away from the course

This course will cover everything from Kafka basics to advanced technical details, exploring the Kafka ecosystem and best practices for building scalable, reliable data pipelines. By the end of this course, you will have a solid understanding of Kafka and be ready to apply your new knowledge to real-world data engineering and business challenges. 


Topics covered

Introduction to Kafka and distributed systems 

Embark on your journey into Apache Kafka, the powerful distributed streaming platform, and gain an understanding of its role in processing and managing real-time data in distributed systems. 

Kafka architecture and components 

Delve into the architecture and core components of Kafka, providing a comprehensive understanding of how the platform enables efficient and scalable data streaming. 

Kafka producers, consumers, and brokers 

Explore the roles and interactions of Kafka producers, consumers, and brokers, learning how they work together to ensure reliable and fault-tolerant data streaming. 

Kafka’s protocols and operations 

Understand the various protocols and operations employed by Kafka, gaining insights into the mechanisms that enable efficient communication and data management within the platform. 

Kafka messaging and serialization 

Learn about Kafka messaging and serialization, discovering how data is structured, encoded, and transmitted within the Kafka ecosystem for optimal performance and compatibility.

Kafka Connect and other Kafka ecosystem tools 

Familiarize yourself with Kafka Connect and other ecosystem tools that extend and enhance the capabilities of the Kafka platform, simplifying the integration and management of data streams. 

Best practices for Kafka development, deployment, and monitoring 

Master the best practices for Kafka development, deployment, and monitoring, ensuring the reliability, performance, and security of your data streaming solutions. 

Meet the Creators


Matthias Baumann

Chief Technology Officer & Principal Big Data Solutions Architect Lead, Ultra Tendency


Marvin Taschenberger

Professional Software Architect, Ultra Tendency


Hudhaifa Ahmed

Senior Lead Big Data Developer & Berlin Territory Manager, Ultra Tendency

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