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Getting started with Kafka

This is a quick guide to set up Kafka environment for local development and learn Kafka. I use Kafka Udemy course and documentation for this. Setup and configuring Kafka echo system may be a boring task. However with Docker and Landoop (now they are Lenses) it is as easy as running a docker command. Note: You need Docker installed to follow this post. Get landoop docker image When you have setup docker in your environment you can pull landoop docker image. $ docker pull landoop/fast-data-dev Start the Kafka broker I'm going to run the docker container in interactive mode. $ docker container run --rm --name my-kafka-broker -it \ -p 2181:2181 -p 3030:3030 -p 8081:8081 \ -p 8082:8082 -p 8083:8083 -p 9092:9092 \ -e ADV_HOST= \ landoop/fast-data-dev This will bring up all necessary tools to work with Kafka. After about 1 minute you can access landoop's UI console from . If you scroll down, you can see r