Course Description

  • What are the course objectives?

    The Apache Kafka course offered by Simplilearn is a key requirement for those aspiring to become Big Data Hadoop architects. Apache Kafka is an open-source stream processing platform and a high-performance real-time messaging system that can process millions of messages per second. It provides a distributed and partitioned messaging system that is highly fault tolerant. This Kafka Training course will guide participants through Kafka architecture, installation, interfaces and configuration on their way to learning the advanced concepts of Big Data.

  • Why is this course so desirable?

    Apache Kafka course is popularly used in many companies across the world. The training in Apache Kafka is most sought-after for the following reasons:
    • Apache Kafka is the preferred messaging platform for processing Big Data in real-time and fast processing of real-time message feeds.
    • Kafka was initially developed at LinkedIn to process millions of messages per second and later became a part of the Apache open-source projects. It is a highly scalable and fault-tolerant messaging system with petabyte scale message processing in real-time.
    • The Apache Kafka professionals can demonstrate their expertise in the fast-growing big data industry. 
    • Trained Apache Kafka professionals are experienced in tools used to process huge amounts of data, empowering their organizations to better leverage Big Data analytics.

  • What skills will you learn?

    By the end of Simplilearn’s Kafka training course, participants will be able to:
    • Describe the importance of big data
    • Describe the fundamental concepts of Kafka
    • Describe the architecture of Kafka
    • Explain how to install and configure Kafka
    • Explain how to use Kafka for real-time messaging

  • What are the career benefits of Kafka certification?

    Apache Kafka is one among the top ten fastest growing, in-demand technical skills. The Apache Kafka certification helps IT professionals establish themselves as experts in the field of Big Data, and certified professionals typically earn higher salaries than their non-certified peers. Certified professionals can pursue new career paths such as senior software professional, IT consultant, lead software professional and Big Data professional.
    The value of Apache Kafka certification has increased sharply in recent years and this certification is quickly becoming an entry-level requirement for a majority of IT-based roles. According to a Dataquest survey, Apache Kafka figures among the top 10 highest paying IT jobs with a salary of $134,950. Source: DataQuest

  • Who should take this Apache Kafka course?

    The Apache Kafka course is suitable for many roles, including:
    • Professionals aspiring for a career in Big Data
    • Analytics professionals, research professionals, IT developers, testers and project managers
    • Students
    • Individuals looking for a change in career

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Exam & Certification

  • What are the prerequisites for the Apache Kafka course?

    The prerequisites for the Apache Kafka course are:
    • Knowledge of any messaging system
    • Basic knowledge of Java or any programming language
    • Some knowledge of Linux- or Unix-based systems (nor required)

  • How do I unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    Online Self-Learning:
    • Complete 85 percent of the course
    • Complete one simulation test with a minimum score of 60 percent

  • Do you provide any practice tests as part of this course?

    Yes, we provide 1 practice test as part of our course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this Apache Kafka MCQ Quiz - Free Practice Test to understand the type of tests that are part of the course curriculum.

Course Advisor

Ronald van Loon
Ronald van Loon Top 10 Big Data and Data Science Influencer, Director - Adversitement

Named by Onalytica as one of the three most influential people in Big Data, Ronald is also an author of a number of leading Big Data and Data Science websites, including Datafloq, Data Science Central, and The Guardian. He also regularly speaks at renowned events.


      • How do I enrol for the online training?

        You can enrol for the online training through our website. You can make online payment using any of the following options:
        • Visa debit/credit card
        • American Express and Diners Club cards
        • Master Card
        • PayPal
        Once the online payment is done, you will automatically receive payment receipt, via email.

      • What will I get along with this training?

        In this training, you will have access to online e-learning and practice tests.

      • Can I cancel my enrollment? Do I get a refund?

        Yes! You can cancel your enrollment. We will provide you a complete refund after deducting the administration fee. To know more, please go through our Refund Policy.

      • Do you provide money back guarantee for the training programs?

        Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. You can refer to the Refund Policy and raise refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

      • Can I extend the access period?

        Yes, you can extend the access period by paying an additional fee. Please raise a request via our Help and Support portal.

      • Where and how can I access the e-learning content? Are there any limitations?

        Once you register with us for a course by paying the course fee, you can have 24/7 access to the e-learning content on our website. An automated course purchase confirmation mail from our side will guide you through the process.

      • I am not able to access the online course. Whom should I contact for a solution?

        Please raise a request via our Help and Support portal to have your issue resolved.

      • I want to know more about the training program. Whom do I contact?

        Please join our Live Chat for instant support, call us, or Request a Call Back to have your query resolved.

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          • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.