Installing Kafka On Ubuntu

Kevin Feasel

2018-05-22

Hadoop

Gaurav Garg has an article on installing Apache Kafka on a fresh Ubuntu installation:

For beginners, the default configurations of the Kafka broker are good enough, but for production-level setup, one must understand each configuration. I am going to explain some of these configurations.

  • broker.id: The ID of the broker instance in a cluster.
  • zookeeper.connect: The ZooKeeper address (can list multiple addresses comma-separated for the ZooKeeper cluster). Example: localhost:2181,localhost:2182.
  • zookeeper.connection.timeout.ms: Time to wait before going down if, for some reason, the broker is not able to connect.

Read the whole thing.

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