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Kafka Manager

A tool for managing Apache Kafka, developed by Yahoo
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What is 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.
Kafka Manager is a tool in the Kafka Tools category of a tech stack.
Kafka Manager is an open source tool with 9.8K GitHub stars and 2.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Kafka Manager's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Kafka Manager?

Companies
9 companies reportedly use Kafka Manager in their tech stacks, including Yahoo!, Kaidee, and XYZ Technology.

Developers
47 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Kafka Manager.

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Kafka Manager's Features

  • Manage multiple clusters
  • Easy inspection of cluster state (topics, brokers, replica distribution, partition distribution)
  • Run preferred replica election
  • Generate partition assignments (based on current state of cluster)
  • Run reassignment of partition (based on generated assignments)

Kafka Manager Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Kafka Manager?
Zookeeper
A centralized service for maintaining configuration information, naming, providing distributed synchronization, and providing group services. All of these kinds of services are used in some form or another by distributed applications.
rdkafka
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+.
KafkaHQ
It is a Kafka GUI for topics, topics data, consumers group, schema registry, connect and more. It works with modern Kafka cluster.
DoctorKafka
DoctorKafka can automatically detect broker failure and reassign the workload on the failed nodes to other nodes. DoctorKafka can also perform load balancing based on topic partitions's network usage, and makes sure that broker network usage does not exceed the defined settings.
Kowl
It is a web application that helps you to explore messages in your Apache Kafka cluster and get better insights on what is actually happening in your Kafka cluster in the most comfortable way.
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