Optimizing Your Apache Kafka Deployment

Optimizing Your Apache Kafka Deployment

Download the white paper

Download the White Paper

This whitepaper discusses how to optimize your Apache Kafka deployment for various services goals including throughput, latency, durability and availability. It is intended for Kafka administrators and developers planning to deploy Kafka in production.


  • How to decide which services goals to optimize
  • How to tune Kafka producers, brokers and consumers to meet each service goal
  • Tradeoffs between different configuration settings
  • An overview of Kafka benchmark testing
  • Useful metrics to monitor for performance and cluster health


Yeva Byzek, Senior Curriculum Developer, Confluent

Yeva is a curriculum developer at Confluent designing training collateral and hands-on exercises for administration and development of Apache Kafka. She has many years of experience validating and optimizing end-to-end solutions for distributed software systems and networks.

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