Guide: How to peer your VPC with CloudKarafka

Written by Elin Vinka

Peering your VPC with Cloud Karafka offers several advantages. Peering provides access to the Kafka cluster using plaintext connections while maintaining data security. Additionally, peering provides access to Zookeeper, a centralized service necessary for some of the Kafka CLI scripts, and other Kafka tools. To make it easier to optimize the usage of your hosted Apache Kafka cluster, CloudKarafka has put together a new set of guides to help you connect with popular Apache Kafka add-ons including topics on Kafka Connect, Schema Registry, and REST Proxy.

Benefits of peering your VPC with CloudKarafka

CloudKarafka offers Apache Kafka as a service, meaning that we provide users with a two-minute server setup of Apache Kafka followed by management and support. However, the usage of Apache Kafka varies greatly. To help you wade through all the information, CloudKarafka presents this guide on how to peer your Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) with CloudKarafka.

Peering allows you to access your Kafka cluster using plaintext connections while maintaining data security. Peering also enables you to connect to Zookeeper, which is a critical centralized service to run with Kafka.

Guide on how to peer your VPC with CloudKarafka can be found here.

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