Confluent Global Training

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

Confluent Advanced Skills for Optimizing
Apache Kafka®

Course Objectives

In this three-day, hands-on course you will learn how to monitor, troubleshoot and tune all components of your Confluent Event Streaming Platform. The course will give you the knowledge and experience to introspect your data pipelines and provide first level support to your company’s production and production-like streaming environments.

Course Duration

Three days.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for support engineers, system administrators, and operations staff responsible for monitoring, troubleshooting and tuning a Confluent Event Streaming Platform.

Course Prerequisites

This is a level 300 course. Attendees should be very familiar and have extended hands-on experience with Kafka and the Confluent Event Streaming Platform. Ideally attendees should have successfully completed the three-day Kafka Operations course. Participants are required to provide a laptop computer with unobstructed internet access to fully participate in the class.

Course Content Overview

  • Monitoring basics
  • Generic monitoring and monitoring with Confluent Control Center
  • Production down! Troubleshooting strategies
  • Troubleshooting Toolbelt
  • Troubleshooting ZooKeeper and Kafka Brokers
  • Troubleshooting Kafka Clients such as producers, consumers, as well as Kafka Streams and KSQL applications
  • Troubleshooting Schema Registry and Kafka Connect
  • Troubleshooting Resource Problems
  • Post mortem analysis
  • Business needs & SLAs
  • Tuning ZooKeeper and Kafka Brokers
  • Tuning Kafka clients such as producers, consumers, as well as Kafka Streams and KSQL applications
  • Tuning Kafka Connect

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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