Kafka is an open-source stream-processing software platform developed by the Apache Software Foundation and in this tutorial we gonna to show how to install and configure Kafka on CentOS 7.
Imagine that when an event occurs you want to take an action. for example when a user logs in to a system, an email being sent to him/her.
In such situations, your software as PRODUCER sends login event to Kafka and your email sender script as consumer being notified about user login and sends email.
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