In apache Kafka we use many
, a few of them are:-
A message is a simple piece of
. If we are reading a CSV file then each line represents a message.
Kafka servers consist of one or more
and each server is referred to as a broker
In Kafka, messages are generally
into Kafka topics.
A producer is an application that
messages to the Kafka server.
The consumer is the application that
messages from the Kafka producer.
Each message in Kafka is given a
which we refer to as Offset.
A consumer group is a
of consumers who consume data from some topics.
Things you must know about apache Kafka