Building Kafka Solutions with Confluent Training Course


This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at engineers who wish to use Confluent (a distribution of Kafka) to build and manage a real-time data processing platform for their applications.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Install and configure Confluent Platform.
  • Use Confluent’s management tools and services to run Kafka more easily.
  • Store and process incoming stream data.
  • Optimize and manage Kafka clusters.
  • Secure data streams.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • This course is based on the open source version of Confluent: Confluent Open Source.
  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.


  • A general understanding of Apache Kafka
  • Java programming experience


  • Developers
  • Architects
  • System Administrators

Course Outline


  • Running Apache Kafka at scale with Confluent.

Setting up Confluent

Overview of Confluent Features and Architecture

Building a Streaming Platform

The Publish and Subscribe Process

How Kafka Stores Data

Processing Data On-the-Fly

Case Study: Twitter Analytics

Implementing Kafka’s APIs

  • Producer, Consumer, Streams, and Connect

Building Applications on Top of Kafka

Monitoring Kafka

Administration Tools

Case Study: Netflix Movie Recommendations

Adding New Systems

Detecting Problems with Message Delivery

Enterprise Security

Disaster Recovery

Developer Features


Summary and Conclusion

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