Confluent Global Training

Learn Apache Kafka® from Confluent, the company founded by Kafka's original developers.

Confluent Operations for Apache Kafka®

Course Objectives

In this three-day, hands-on course you will learn how to build, manage, and monitor Kafka clusters using industry best-practices developed by the world’s foremost Apache Kafka experts. You will learn how Kafka and the Confluent Platform work, how their main subsystems interact, and how to set up, manage, monitor and tune your cluster.

Course Duration

This is a three-day training course.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for engineers, system administrators and operations staff responsible for building, managing, monitoring and tuning Kafka clusters.

Course Prerequisites

Attendees should have a working knowledge of the Kafka architecture, either from prior experience or the recommended prerequisite course Confluent Fundamentals of Apache Kafka®. It is also important to have strong knowledge of Linux/Unix and understand basic TCP/IP networking concepts. Familiarity with the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) is helpful.

To evaluate your Kafka knowledge for this course, please complete the self-assessment

Participants are required to provide a laptop computer with unobstructed internet access to fully participate in the class.

Confluent offers this course as Instructor-led (in-person or online) and On Demand. Please visit https://confluent.io/training for more information.

For inquiries about onsite training, please email training-admin@confluent.io.

Course Content Overview

  • Introduction
  • Fundamentals of Apache Kafka
  • Kafka’s Architecture
  • Providing Durability
  • Managing a Cluster
  • Optimizing Kafka’s Performance
  • Kafka Security
  • Data Pipelines with Kafka Connect
  • Kafka in Production

Hands-On Exercises

Throughout the course, Hands-On Exercises reinforce the topics being discussed.


For a more detailed course outline, please view the course information sheet.

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