Stéphane Maarek

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Stéphane Maarek - Stephane is a consultant and software developer who has a particular interest in all things related to big data and analytics. He is also a bestselling instructor for his courses in Apache Kafka, Apache NiFi, and AWS Lambda. He loves Apache Kafka.

He regularly contributes to the Apache Kafka project and writes guest blog posts, which get featured on the Confluent website—the company behind Apache Kafka. He is also an AWS Certified Solutions Architect and has many years of experience working with technologies such as Apache Kafka, Apache NiFi, Apache Spark, Hadoop, PostgreSQL, Tableau, Spotfire, Docker, and Ansible. His favorite programming languages are Scala and Python, and he plans on learning Go soon. During his spare time, he enjoys cooking, practicing yoga, surfing, watching TV shows, and traveling to beautiful destinations.

Books from Stéphane Maarek

  1. Introduction to Apache NiFi (Hortonworks DataFlow - HDF 2.0) [Video]
    Apache NiFi (HDF 2.0) - An introductory course to learn installation, basic concepts and efficient streaming of data
  2. Complete Introduction to Protocol Buffers 3 [Video]
    Learn Google Protobuf with examples and exercises. Write code in Java. Say goodbye to JSON and XML
  3. AWS Lambda and the Serverless Framework - Hands-On Learning!
    Develop and Deploy AWS Lambda Functions with Serverless Frameworks, Learn Lambda Real World Integrations with Amazon Web Services
  4. AWS CloudFormation Master Class [Video]
    Write complete AWS CloudFormation templates using YAML. Learn all the recent CloudFormation features
  5. Apache Kafka Series - Learn Apache Kafka for Beginners [Video]
    Learn the Apache Kafka ecosystem, core concepts, operations, Kafka API, and build your own producers and consumers
  6. Apache Kafka Series - Kafka Streams for Data Processing [Video]
    Learn the Kafka Streams API with hands-on examples. Learn exactly once, build and deploy apps with Java 8
  7. Apache Kafka Series - Kafka Security (SSL SASL Kerberos ACL) [Video]
    Hands-On Course - Kafka Security Setup in AWS with SSL Encryption and Authentication, SASL Kerberos, ACL in Zookeeper
  8. Apache Kafka Series - Kafka Connect Hands-on Learning [Video]
    Kafka Connect - Learn How to Source Twitter Data, Store in Apache Kafka Topics and Sink in ElasticSearch and PostgreSQL
  9. Apache Kafka Series - Kafka Cluster Setup and Administration [Video]
    Hands-On Training on ZooKeeper Quorum Setup, Kafka Cluster Setup, and Administration in AWS.
  10. Apache Kafka Series - Confluent Schema Registry and REST Proxy [Video]
    Kafka - Master Avro, the Confluent Schema Registry and Kafka REST Proxy. Build Avro Producers/Consumers, Evolve Schemas
  11. Amazon EC2 Master Class (with Auto Scaling and Load Balancer) [Video]
    Become an AWS EC2 expert. Learn auto-scaling, AWS load balancing, EBS volume, network, VPC security group, and EC2 instance types
  12. Apache Kafka Series - Kafka Monitoring and Operations [Video]
    Get hands-on with Kafka monitoring setup with Prometheus and Grafana, Kafka operations and Kafka cluster upgrades Setup in AWS
  13. gRPC [Golang] Master Class: Build Modern API and Microservices [Video]
    Better than REST APIs! Build a fast and scalable HTTP/2 API for a Go microservice with gRPC and protocol buffers (protobufs)
  14. gRPC [Java] Master Class: Build Modern API and Microservices [Video]
    Better than REST APIs! Build a fast and scalable HTTP/2 API for your microservice with gRPC and protocol buffers (protobufs).
  15. AWS Certified Data Analytics Specialty 2021 – Hands-On! [Video]
    Prepare for the AWS DAS-C01 exam with the help of quizzes, exercises, and practice exams