Kafka Up and Running for Network DevOps (Network DevOps Series: Kafka Up and Running)
Kafka Up and Running for Network DevOps
Set Your Network Data in Motion
About the Book
Today's network is about agility, automation, and continuous improvement. In Kafka Up and Running for Network DevOps, we will be on a journey to learn and set up the hugely popular Apache Kafka data messaging system. Kafka is unique in its principle to treat network data as a continuous flow of information that can adapt to the ever-changing business requirements. Whether you need a system to aggregate log messages, collect metrics, or something else, Kafka can be the reliable, highly redundant system you want.
We will begin by learning about the core concepts of Kafka, followed by detailed steps of setting up a Kafka system in a lab environment. For the production environment, we will take advantage of the various public cloud provider offerings. Next, we will set up our Kafka cluster in Amazon Managed Kafka Service to host our Kafka cluster in the AWS cloud. We will also learn about AWS Kinesis, Azure Event Hub, and Google Cloud Put/Sub. Finally, the book will illustrate several use cases of how to integrate Kafka with our network from data enhancement, monitoring, to an event-driven architecture.
The Network DevOps Series is a series of books targeted for the next generation of Network Engineers who wants to take advantage of the powerful tools and projects in modern software development and the open-source communities.
It's a wonderful book. Started reading it and already love everything about it. Everything is perfectly structured. The best thing for people who are not native English like me, is that the book is written simply, not overloaded with any unnecessary information. -- From Twitter (https://twitter.com/gissarsky/status/1463359334176411653?s=20)
The book is a great introduction to Kafka. It has plenty of practical examples on how to set it up in multiple environments, including on-prem and different public cloud providers. As a network engineer, I enjoyed the chapter on how to read from log files. I highly recommend this book if you want to start learning Kafka! -- From Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B09LRC5YZT/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i2)
- What is Kafka
- Why do we need Kafka
- Prerequisites for this book
- Who this book is for
- What this book covers
- Download the example code files
- Conventions used
- Get in touch
Chapter 1. Kafka Introduction
- History of Kafka
- Kafka Use Cases
- Disadvantages of Kafka
- Kafka Concepts
Chapter 2. Kafka Installation and Testing
- Network Lab Setup
- Kafka Installation Overview
- Install Java
- Download Kafka
- Configure Zookeeper
- Configure Kafka
- Start Zookper and Kafka manually
- Test the Kafka operations
- Configure System Services
Chapter 3. Kafka Concepts and Examples
- Producers: Writing Messages
- Consumers: Receiving Messages
- Offsets in Action
- Kafka Topic Administration
Chapter 4. Hosted Kafka Services
- AWS Managed Kafka Service
- Amazon MSK Costs
- Launch Amazon MSK Cluster
- Client Setup
- Produce and Consume Data
Chapter 5. Cloud Provider Messaging Services
- Amazon Kinesis
- Amazon Kinesis Example
- Azure Event Hub
- Azure Event Hub Example
- Google Cloud Pub/Sub
- GCP Pub/Sub Python Example
Chapter 6. Network Operations with Kafka
- Install Docker
- Install Elasticsearch
- Install Kibana
- Network Data Feed
- Network Data Pipeline
- Network Log as a Service
Chapter 7. Other Kafka Considerations and Looking Ahead
- Hardware Considerations
- Kafka Broker and Topic Configurations
- Schema Registry
- Kafka Stream Processing
- Cross-Cluster Data Mirroring
- Additional Resources
- Appendix A. Installing Lab Instance in Public Cloud
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