Lessons Learned from Building an Apache Kafka Managed Service


We recently extended our managed service to include support for Apache Kafka. This presentation is from the webinar delivered by Ben Slater, Chief Product Officer, Instaclustr.  In this presentation, Ben walks through the key challenges and lessons learned in extending Instaclustr’s provisioning and management system for Kafka.

Ben covered the topic relating to

  • Our Managed Apache Kafka offering and development process
  • Hardware choice and benchmarking
  • Topic and user management
  • Broker security configuration
  • Monitoring
  • Backup and Restore