Apache Kafka is a popular tool used in many big data analytics projects to get data from other systems into big data system. Through this course students can develop Apache Kafka applications that send and receive data from Kafka clusters. By the end of this course, students will be able to , set up a personal Kafka development environment, master the concepts of topics, partitions and consumer groups, develop a Kafka producer to send messages and develop a Kafka consumer to receive messages. You will also practice the Kafka command line interfaces for producing and consuming messages.This is a hands on development course and you will practice more than 20 programs during this course. All programs can be executed in Eclipse and can connect to a Kafka cluster to send or receive messages.