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AWS CloudWatch Logs

Check out how to ship your Kafka logs from CloudKarafka dedicated instances to CloudWatch Logs! CloudWatch Logs makes it easy to centralize, search and monitor your log data from any environment. All you need to do...

How to achieve strict ordering with Apache Kafka?

Frequently Asked Apache Kafka Question: Should I use only one partition in order to have a strict ordering or is there a better way?

CloudKarafka launches a new Apache Kafka Management Interface!

CloudKarafka releases a brand new user-friendly Management Interface for Apache Kafka. This improved interface lets you monitor and handle your Apache Kafka server from a web browser, in a much simpler way than previous versions.

Zookeeper Atomic Broadcast Protocol (ZAB) and implementation of Zookeeper.

To raise awareness about Zookeeper, we put together a series of blog posts that will help you understand what zookeeper is and its function within a Kafka cluster. In this blog post, we focus on Zookeeper Atomic Broadcast (ZAB).

How many Zookeepers in a cluster?

To raise awareness about Zookeeper, we put together a series of blog posts that will help you understand what zookeeper is and its function within a Kafka cluster. In this blog post, we discuss more specifically the numbers of Zookeepers in a Kafka Cluster.

What is Zookeeper and why is it needed for Apache Kafka?

Are you using Apache Kafka to build message streaming services? Then you might have run into the expression Zookeeper. To us at CloudKarafka, as a Apache Kafka hosting service, it’s important that our users understand what Zookeeper is and how it integrates with Kafka.

Follow your messages in real time in the new Kafka Browser

Kafka Browser is a simple web UI which lets you consume from one or many topics while the results present on the same web page with real-time updates.

CloudKarafka introduces Kafka Connect

To simplify the integration of Kafka with other systems, CloudKarafka announces support for Kafka Connect.

How to purge a Kafka Topic?

Frequently Asked Apache Kafka Question: How do I purge a Kafka Topic?

What is Kafka Retention Period?

Frequently Asked Apache Kafka Question: What is Apache Kafka retention period? This article explains what the Apache Kafka Retention Period is and how it can be adjusted.