Setting up your first Apache Kafka development environment in Google Cloud in 15 minutes

Here I am writing my first post, I posponed it for a long time… In this article I would like to share my experience installing and testing basic Apache Kafka features. If you are new in the Big Data ecosystem let me give you some short concepts.

Kafka is a distributed streaming platform which means is intended for publish and subscribe to streams of records, similar to a message queue or enterprise messaging system [1]

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Antonio Cachuan

Google Cloud Professional Data Engineer (2x GCP). When code meets data, success is assured 🧡. Happy to share code and ideas 💡 linkedin.com/in/antoniocachuan/