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Kafka Beyond the Basics Series: The Kafka Connect API

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Do you already know the basics of Apache Kafka and want to further sharpen your skills? If yes, this video series is for you! (If you need to learn the basics of Kafka, watch this video first: https://learning.oreilly.com/videos/kafka-fundamentals/9781634625050.) In this video series, learn all about the Kafka Connect API through both lecture and hands-on sessions, covering these ten topics:

  • Introducing Kafka Connect. This first clip in the Kafka Connect video series introduces Kafka Connect and its core functionality of streaming data between Apache Kafka and other systems. Learn about the features of Kafka Connect, including a common framework for Kafka connectors, distributed and standalone modes, REST interface, automatic offset management, scalability, and both streaming and batch integration.
  • Kafka Connect Concepts. This second clip in the Kafka Connect video series explains key Kafka Connect concepts including Kafka Connect Worker, Connector, Source Connector, and Sink Connector.
  • Kafka Connector Types. This third clip in the Kafka Connect video series covers the JDBC, S3, ElasticSearch, and HDFS connector types.
  • Kafka Connect Limitations. This fourth clip in the Kafka Connect video series explores the limitations of Kafka Connect, including the lack of configuration tools, difficulty in deploying custom connectors, and the strong focus on Java/Scala.
  • Kafka Hands-on: Part 1. This fifth clip in the Kafka Connect video series starts our hands-on session by having you download and install Kafka Connect.
  • Kafka Hands-on: Part 2. This sixth clip in the Kafka Connect video series continues our hands-on exploration of Kafka Connect by loading data from a data source into Kafka using a JDBC connector.
  • Kafka Hands-on: Part 3. This seventh clip in the Kafka Connect video series continues our hands-on exploration of Kafka Connect by writing data from Kafka into a text file.
  • Kafka Hands-on: Part 4. This eighth clip in the Kafka Connect video series continues our hands-on exploration of Kafka Connect by applying techniques to modify the schema and schema registry.
  • Kafka Hands-on: Part 5. This ninth clip in the Kafka Connect video series continues our hands-on exploration of Kafka Connect by performing more advanced Kafka Connect commands including manipulating variables.
  • Kafka Hands-on: Part 6. This tenth clip in the Kafka Connect video series continues our hands-on exploration of Kafka Connect by using Kafka Connect to transfer data from one database into another database.