Author: Shivani Sarthi

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Kafka connect and its purpose

Reading Time: 4 minutes Kafka connect is not just a free, open source component of Apache Kafka. But it also works as a centralised data hub for simple data integration between databases, key-value stores etc. The fundamental components include- Connectors Tasks Workers Converters Transforms Dead letter Queue Moreover it is a framework to stream data in and out of Apache Kafka. In addition, the confluent platform comes with many Continue Reading

Grafana- A Quick Overview

Reading Time: 2 minutes Grafana is an open source visualization and analytics software.It is a solution for running data analytics, pulling up metrics and monitor our apps with the help of dashboards.Grafana allows you to query, alert on, visualize and explore your metrics no matter wherever they are stored.It also helps us track the user behaviour , application behaviour, frequency of errors present in production or pre-prod environment etc. Continue Reading

What is CI/CD ? A FreeStyle Project Demo with Jenkins

Reading Time: 3 minutes What is CI/CD? CI /CD gave a new vision to how developers and testers produce software. In other words, the adoption of CI/CD is basically of continuous methodologies. They showcase an environment and operates around constantly integrating new code. Similar to that of the software development lifecycle. Above all starting from the waterfall, the development process changed to Agile and then to DevOps.In conclusion, CI Continue Reading

What is Headless Service? Setup a Service in Kubernetes

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the default behaviour of Kubernetes we assign as Internal IP address to the service.And with this IP address the service will proxy and load-balance the requests to the pods.We can choose which kind of service type we need while deploying it. These service types are- ClusterIP- For exposing the server on cluster-internal IP address NodePort- For exposing the service through a static port on Continue Reading