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This course will be delivered online.

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Course Objectives

In this three-day hands-on course, you will learn to build, manage, and monitor Kafka clusters using industry best-practices developed by the world’s foremost Kafka experts. You will learn how Kafka and the Confluent Platform work, their main subsystems, their functions, how they interact, and how to set up, manage, and tune your cluster.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for engineers and operations staff responsible for building, managing, and tuning Kafka clusters.

Course Prerequisites

Attendees should have a strong knowledge of Linux/Unix, and understand basic TCP/IP networking concepts. Familiarity with the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) is helpful. No prior knowledge of Kafka is required.

Course Duration

This is a three-day training course.

Live Online Training

This course is delivered live online, via Webex. Joining instructions will be sent the day before the course starts. To test your connectivity please visit Note that using Linux to connect to the Webex session is not supported. The course is delivered from 9am to 4:30pm Central time each day.

Course Contents

  • Introduction

  • Basic Kafka Concepts

  • Kafka vs Other Messaging Systems

  • Intra-Cluster Replication

  • An Inside Look at Kafka’s Components

  • Log Administration, Retention, and Compaction

  • Hardware and Runtime Configurations

  • Monitoring and Alerting

  • Cluster Administration

  • Securing Kafka

  • Using Kafka Connect to Move Data

Hands-On Exercises

Throughout the course, Hands-On Exercises reinforce the topics being discussed.

What is provided during the course?

We will provide you with a PDF copy of the course materials. You will need a computer to connect to the WebEx session, and to connect to the cloud-based VM.

Terms and Conditions

By purchasing a ticket for admission to these Course(s), you agree to be bound by the terms of Confluent's Public Training Agreement (the "Terms"), which is set forth at

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