Ditching the Overhead: Moving Apache Kafka Workloads into Amazon MSK

Level: 300 Apache Kafka is a popular stream processing platform, but it’s no secret that it can be tough to set up, operate, and scale. Amazon Managed Streaming for Kafka (Amazon MSK) takes on this heavy lifting for you. In this tech talk, you will learn about how to get started with Amazon MSK, its features, capabilities, its AWS integrations, and how other customers use the service for their production workloads. We will discuss how to lift-and-shift your Apache Kafka workload into Amazon MSK with minimal downtime, and close with a discussion about how to optimize your Amazon MSK deployment.