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Confluent - Certified Developer for Apache Kafka

Duration

Duration:

Only 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

6.2.2023 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated Confluent Certified Developer for Apache Kafka course, you’ll learn the general knowledge of Kafka features and architecture, designing, monitoring, and troubleshooting in the context of Kafka, and development of custom applications that use Kafka’s APIs.

In just 2 days, you’ll learn client troubleshooting/debugging, serialisation/deserialisation and topic co-partitioning. You’ll also build knowledge on:

  • Kafka Streams
  • Advanced Application Design Concepts
  • Working with Kafka in Java 

At the end of this course, you’ll sit your Confluent Certified Developer for Apache Kafka exam and achieve your certification. Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.

Audience

This course is ideal for individuals who want to validate their Apache Kafka® knowledge

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 2-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

  • Module 1: Getting started
  • Module 2: Building a Practice Cluster
  • Module 3: Kafka Architecture Basics
  • Module 4: Kafka and Java
  • Module 5: Kafka Streams
  • Module 6: Advanced Application Design Concepts
  • Module 7: Working with Kafka in Java
  • Module 8: Working with the Confluence Kafka REST APIs
  • Module 9: Confluence Schema Registry
  • Module 10: Kafka Connect
  • Module 11: Kafka Security
  • Module 12: Testing
  • Module 13: Working with Clients
  • Module 14: Confluent KSQL
  • Module 15: Final Steps
  • Module 16: Final Exam

Exam Track

As part of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered Certification Guarantee:

Confluent Certified Developer for Apache Kafka Certification exam

  • Number of questions: 60
  • Type of question: Multiple-choice
  • Duration: 90 minutes 

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Before attending this accelerated course, you should have:

  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix
  • An understanding of network technologies
  • Fluency in at least 1 modern programming language (e.g., Java, C#, Python, Go)
  • Knowledge of the principles of distributed systems technology, fault tolerance and high availability
  • Experience with stream processing, using technology like Kafka Streams, Java Streams, Spark Streaming, etc.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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