# The Kafka Connect API

Apart from core APIs which requires external systems to install Kafka client for the integration, Kafka also supports Kafka Connect API with REST API for the more flexibility in communicating with different systems. This note is to collect list of basic APIs on frequent useage.

# Kafka CLI

Once working with Kafka, I often need to quickly interact with Kafka cluster via command line. This post is my collection of frequent commands used in daily work with projects having Kafka integrated.

# Kafka fundamental

Apache Kafka is a distributed streaming platform. It is used for building real-time data pipelines and streaming apps. It is horizontally scalable, fault tolerant, wicked fast, and runs in production in thousands of companies.