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Stephane Maarek

Stephane Maarek
  • Best Selling Instructor
  • Kafka Guru, 9x AWS Certified

Stephane Maarek is a Kafka expert, a solutions architect, a software developer, and a consultant who has quite an interest in everything related to Big Data, cloud and API. He has instructed many courses on Udemy in Apache Kafka and AWS and is considered to be the best-seller instructor on Udemy.

Above all things, he is recognized as an AWS hero. Being an AWS guru, he has this passion of teaching people how to use AWS properly. His aim is to prepare interested individuals for the AWS certifications and most importantly for the real world. His courses are highly engaging and he has thousands of students who love to enroll in his courses and get guidelines about how to pass their relevant AWS certification.

  • He is also an active member of the apache Kafka community.
  • He authors different blogs on Medium.
  • He is also a guest blogger for Confluent.
  • Currently he is an online instructor at Udemy.

Today he has 1,332,982 students and 415,061 reviews and 144,836 followers on LinkedIn.


  • He has a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics from the CentraleSupelec.
  • He has done Master of Engineering, operations research from Cornell University.


  • One of his achievements is that he has been given the ORIE MEng Schultz Award.
  • He has 9+ licenses and certifications including;
    • AWS Certified Big Data – Specialty (BDS)
    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional
    • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional

Areas of Expertise:

  • Amazon Web Services
  • Apache Kafka
  • Management Consulting
  • Data analysis
  • Big data
  • Scala
  • Java
  • SQL
  • Analytics
  • Python
  • Apache NiFi
  • API Development

Stephane Maarek Best Online Courses:

There are around 40 online courses available only on Udemy platform. Here we have listed some of his best onlines courses.

AWS Certified Solution ArchitectUltimate AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate 2022

  • Stephane Maarek via Udemy
  • 532,441+ students enrolled
  • ★★★★★ (124,662 Ratings)
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner[NEW] Ultimate AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner – 2022

  • Stephane Maarek via Udemy
  • 407,120+ students enrolled
  • ★★★★★ (87,621 Ratings)
AWS Certified Developer AssociateUltimate AWS Certified Developer Associate 2022 – NEW!

  • Stephane Maarek via Udemy
  • 314,198+ students enrolled
  • ★★★★★ (58,653 Ratings)
Apache Kafka for beginnersApache Kafka Series – Learn Apache Kafka for Beginners v3

  • Stephane Maarek via Udemy
  • 143,875+ students enrolled
  • ★★★★★ (30,612 Ratings)
AWS Certified DevOps EngineerAWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional 2022 – Hands On!

  • Stephane Maarek via Udemy
  • 67,659+ students enrolled
  • ★★★★★ (7,816 Ratings)
AWS Certified SysOps AdminUltimate AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate 2022

  • Stephane Maarek via Udemy
  • 74,913+ students enrolled
  • ★★★★★ (11,369 Ratings)