In this guide, we will show you how to install Apache Kafka on a Debian 9 VPS.
Apache Kafka is a free and open-source distributed streaming software platform that lets you publish and subscribe to streams of records and store streams of records in a fault-tolerant and durable manner. Apache Kafka is written in Scala and Java. Used in thousands of companies across the world, Apache Kafka provides anyone with the ability to create streaming and stream processing applications that can read and store data in real time. This has a variety of use cases – anything from logging, to messaging, to processing almost any sort of data stream you could imagine. Let’s get started with the installation.