kafka Installation

  • date 31st March, 2021 |
  • by Prwatech |


Hardware requirements:

Local machine

RAM 8 GB or above

Software requirements

VMware Workstation , Version : 16 pro

Download the software from given link :- https://prwatech.in/blog/software-installation/vmware-workstation-installation/

Ubuntu , Version:18.04 :- https://prwatech.in/blog/software-installation/vmware-workstation-installation/

Programming languages: Linux

Learn Linux :  https://prwatech.in/blog/linux/linux-architecture/

1.Install java

Command: $sudo apt-get install openjdk-8-jdk

2. Check the java version

3. Download  kafka from the following link using wget


4. Go to the directory where kafka has downloaded and untar the file

5. Run the following command to start all services in the correct order

bin/zookeeper-server-start.sh config/zookeeper.properties

6. Open new terminal and write the following code

bin/kafka-server-start.sh config/server.properties

Once all the services are successfully launched, there will be a basic Kafka environment running and ready to use.

7. Open another new terminal and run the following command

bin/kafka-topics.sh –create –topic quickstart-events –bootstrap-server localhost:9092

8. In the same terminal add the below commands

bin/kafka-topics.sh –describe –topic quickstart-events –bootstrap-server localhost:9092

9. Now write some events using the following command:

bin/kafka-console-producer.sh –topic quickstart-events –bootstrap-server localhost:9092

10. Now read the events you have entered by writing the following command:

bin/kafka-console-consumer.sh –topic quickstart-events –from-beginning –bootstrap-server localhost:9092

Quick Support

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