Kafka topics – Create, List, Configure, Delete

In this article, we are going to look into details about Kafka topics. We will see what exactly are Kafka topics, how to create them, list them, change their configuration and if needed delete topics. Kafka topics: Let's understand basics of Kafka Topics. Topics are categories of data feed to which messages/ stream of data gets published. You can think of…

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How to install Kafka on Windows

In this article, we will learn how to install Kafka on Windows. There are a couple of options to install Kafka on Windows. One way is we can install docker on windows and then run container of Kafka in that docker. We will be installing the standalone version of Kafka on Windows. First, we need JRE (Java Runtime Environment) for…

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How to install Java on windows

Hello everyone, in this article, we will quickly see how to install Java on windows machine. First, we need to download java. You can go to Oracle.com and get latest java version for windows. You can choose 32-bit or 64-bit version depending upon your windows OS. Once the download is finished, click executable java installation file, and follow steps given in that…

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What is Apache Kafka?

Apache Kafka is distributed,  low latency, high throughput, fault-tolerant platform for handling different real-time data feeds. Kafka can publish and scribe streams data, store it in durable way and process it if needed. Consider a situation where you have many sources generating data and there are many target systems that need that data. As the number of sources and targets increases,…

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Sqoop Import : part 2

Hello everyone, in the last article of Sqoop Import we have seen how can we use this command to transfer single table to HDFS. There are cases when we do not want all the data from the table or not all the columns. In such cases, we can use a filter and/or free-form of queries. There is also a possibility…

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