Data Engineering Podcast

Troubleshooting Kafka In Production

December 24th, 2023  •  1 hr 14 mins  •  Download (42.7 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Kafka has become a ubiquitous technology, offering a simple method for coordinating events and data across different systems. Operating it at scale, however, is notoriously challenging. Elad Eldor has experienced these challenges first-hand, leading to his work writing the book "Kafka: Troubleshooting in Production". In this episode he highlights the sources of complexity that contribute to Kafka's operational difficulties, and some of the main ways to identify and mitigate potential sources of trouble.