About This Course

Apache Kafka® is the open source technology of choice across industry leaders, used for building high-performance data pipelines, streaming analytics, and providing a platform to facilitate data integration.

Delivered by open source industry experts Instaclustr® in partnership with the University of Canberra, you’ll engage with 100% online content in the form of hands-on workshops, webinars, online forums, and self-paced assignments.

Upon completion of the course, you’ll be prepared to take an optional exam to become an OpenSI certified developer for Apache Kafka.

Career Potential

Over 80% of Fortune 100 companies use Apache Kafka, and the demand for developers is growing. Gain the skills necessary to unlock new career opportunities as an Apache Kafka certified software engineer or systems administrator, giving you the ability to pursue careers as a Kafka project manager, big data architect, or testing professional.

Who Should Apply?

IT professionals, developers, software engineers, system administrators, and system operators with the desire to remain at the forefront of open source software.

Attendees are not expected to have prior experience with Kafka. Basic understanding and experience with Linux and Docker would be beneficial but not necessary to perform the exercises.

A basic understanding of Java is recommended for this course as all exercises are performed using this technology.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the fundamentals of Apache Kafka including core concepts, architecture and the ecosystem.
  • Learn to build and manage Kafka clusters using industry best practices.
  • Learn to configure, monitor and troubleshoot Kafka clusters.
  • Learn how to code and build applications that can both publish and consume data from a Kafka cluster.
  • Learn advanced concepts including security and core supporting tools and ecosystem services.
  • Gain certification as a developer for Apache Kafka following successful completion of all modules, their corresponding practical workshops and a concluding exam.

How To Apply?

Visit our courses page to sign up for the next Apache Kafka course starting on March 22, 2022.

About Instaclustr 

Instaclustr delivers reliability at scale through an integrated data platform of open source technologies such as Apache Cassandra®, Apache Kafka®, Apache Spark™, Redis™, and OpenSearch®️. Instaclustr allows companies to focus internal development and operational resources on building cutting-edge customer-facing applications. Instaclustr has more than 100 million node hours and 7 PB of data under management across its open source technology suite.

About the University of Canberra 

The University of Canberra is a young university with fierce ambition. Its continued success in research and education has resulted in UC becoming Australia’s fastest-rising university and one of the fastest rising globally (QS, 2021). UC has been ranked number one in the world for its activities aimed at reducing inequalities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings (2021).

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