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FAQ: How to purge a Kafka topic

Safe, solid systems are often built and configured to minimize the risk of losing data. Although, sometimes you might want to remove data from your system. This article will teach you how it's done in Apache Kafka by showing how to purge a Kafka topic.

FAQ: How to view Kafka messages

In most Apache Kafka use cases, message compression is used to quickly send large amounts of data. However, you might still want to manually read the content of a compressed message for debugging or other purposes. This article will teach you how.

Understanding Kafka Topics and Partitions

Learn what a Kafka topic is and how it works. Gain insights about partitions, a subject strictly related to a Kafka topic. Together with other notions, this article show how easy it is to query your Kafka data using the official tools available.

Handling Consumer Side Failures in Apache Kafka

One of the most powerful aspects of Kafka is its ability to guarantee data persistence. In order to leverage this powerful feature, it is important to have a deep understanding on how it works and avoid mistakes that might put our data at stake.

Compression of messages in Kafka

Learn how to get the best out of your Kafka investment and be prepared to scale smartly!

FAQ: Producer side settings explained: and batch.size

Sometimes a life saver, others unimportant. How tuning your producer can make the difference. This article will dive into two settings tied one to another: batch.size and

Apache Kafka Use cases

This article will provide you with some popular use case examples of Apache Kafka.

Information Regarding Changes to our Contracts and Policies

Soon it will be three years since the GDPR was legally enforced. Since then, CloudKarafka has become both SOC 2 Type 2 and HIPAA compliant, our GDPR Compliance Program has expanded, and our processes concerning our customers' privacy have been further enhanced.

SOC 2 Type 2 and HIPAA Compliance

We are proud and happy to announce that we have received our second year SOC 2 Type 2 attestation report on January 29, 2021.

CloudKarafka SSL certificate renewal

The SSL/TLS certificate used by shared and dedicated clusters will be rotated during a scheduled maintenance window on 2020-12-15.