IT Infra 101 (Part 1 of 100) — The Kafka Ecosystem

Objective: Run 1 Kafka Broker with Zookeeper on Docker containers, start a console producer and receive the message in a console consumer

Pre-Requisites: Docker must be installed and running

If you don’t know what Kafka is, remember this: “Kafka is like a messaging system in that it lets you publish and subscribe to streams of messages”. It´s a simple definition, which has powerful implications; it works as a distributed system that runs as a scalable cluster. Still doesn’t ring a bell ? Don’t worry. It will.

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Camilo Chaves

.NET Software Developer, Electrical Engineer, Physicist

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