Apache Kafka 0.8 Training Deck and Tutorial

  1. Introducing Kafka: history, Kafka at LinkedIn, Kafka adoption in the industry, why Kafka
  2. Kafka core concepts: topics, partitions, replicas, producers, consumers, brokers
  3. Operating Kafka: architecture, hardware specs, deploying, monitoring, performance and scalability tuning
  4. Developing Kafka apps: writing to Kafka, reading from Kafka, testing, serialization, compression, example apps (with kafka-storm-starter)
  5. Playing with Kafka using Wirbelsturm

    More: http://www.michael-noll.com/blog/2014/08/18/apache-kafka-training-deck-and-tutorial/