What is a Kafka Consumer and How does it work?

What is a Kafka Consumer and How does it work?

Mar 11, 2024

Now that your data is inside your Kafka cluster, how do you get it out? In this video, Dan Weston covers the basics of Kafka Consumers: what consumers are, how they get your data flowing, and best practices for configuring consumers in a real-time data streaming system. You will also learn about offsets, consumer groups, and partition assignment.

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► What is a Producer and How does it work: https://www.youtube.com/watch
► Kafka Consumers Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch
► Consumer Group IDs: https://www.youtube.com/watch
► Apache Kafka 101—Consumers: https://cnfl.io/49JMXum
► Apache Kafka for.NET Developers: https://cnfl.io/3wJWdzY
► Kafka Consumer | Documentation: https://cnfl.io/3VebfYT


00:00 - Intro

00:08 - What is a Consumer?

01:26 - Consumer Offsets

02:15 - Consumer Group

02:49 - Partition Assignment

03:46 - Consumer Configuration

04:55 - Closing

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