How to Install Apache Kafka on Debian 9

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.

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How to Install Apache Kafka on CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Apache Kafka on CentOS 7.

Apache Kafka is anĀ open source messaging system and distributed streaming platform. It’s designed to be scalable, responsive, and provide an excellent experience when dealing with real-time data feeds. It’s great at providing real time analytics and processing of data – and thanks to its rich API support, developers can easily implement Apache Kafka and mold it to their exact needs.

Let’s begin with the installation.

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