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A web UI for viewing Kafka topics and browsing consumer groups
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What is Kafdrop?

It is a web UI for viewing Kafka topics and browsing consumer groups. The tool displays information such as brokers, topics, partitions, consumers, and lets you view messages.
Kafdrop is a tool in the Kafka Tools category of a tech stack.
Kafdrop is an open source tool with 3.7K GitHub stars and 564 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Kafdrop's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Kafdrop?

4 companies reportedly use Kafdrop in their tech stacks, including Modanisa.com, Voicebridge, and Logistic Workspace.


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Kafdrop's Features

  • View Kafka brokers — topic and partition assignments, and controller status
  • View topics — partition count, replication status, and custom configuration
  • Browse messages — JSON, plain text and Avro encoding
  • View consumer groups — per-partition parked offsets, combined and per-partition lag
  • Create new topics
  • View ACLs
  • Support for Azure Event Hubs

Kafdrop Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Kafdrop?
Kafka Manager
This interface makes it easier to identify topics which are unevenly distributed across the cluster or have partition leaders unevenly distributed across the cluster. It supports management of multiple clusters, preferred replica election, replica re-assignment, and topic creation. It is also great for getting a quick bird’s eye view of the cluster.
This gem is a modern Kafka client library for Ruby based on librdkafka. It wraps the production-ready C client using the ffi gem and targets Kafka 1.0+ and Ruby 2.3+.
Kafka UI
It is a simple tool that makes your data flows observable, helps find and troubleshoot issues faster and deliver optimal performance. Its lightweight dashboard makes it easy to track key metrics of your Kafka clusters - Brokers, Topics, Partitions, Production, and Consumption.
It is a Kafka GUI for topics, topics data, consumers group, schema registry, connect and more. It works with modern Kafka cluster.
It is a unified one-stop platform for Kafka cluster management and maintenance, producer / consumer monitoring, and use of ecological components.
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