Ever need to manage Kafka in a fast and easy way? Now here comes with Kafka Center! It is available from Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
What can you do with KafkaCenter?
You will be able to:
Click this Microsoft Azure Website to create a Microsoft Azure account. You will need a Microsoft account to sign up. If you do not have a Microsoft account, feel free to click here to create one. (Please remember to write down the account username and password for future use.)
Get KafkaCenter on Microsoft Azure
Resource group :Choose your kafka group
Minimum configuration size: Standard_B1s It is economical to select this configuration while it may not perform well as the connected clusters increases.
Recommended configuration size: Standard_B2s If you have more than 2 clusters, it is recommended to use above configuration.
So you can choose B1s for the trial first, and you can dynamically adjust the VM size at any time according to the usage.
Click Review + create
The VM in the resource list will be available after 5 minutes:
Public IP address: you-kafka-center-demo-ip
http://you-kafka-center-demo-ip:8080 with the following account and password (
Enter the account password(admin/kafkacenter)to log in.
This AMI image consist installed "Kafka Center" which will be automatically launched as a systemd service during instance startup,connect EC2 using the username 'ubuntu'.
Use a web browser to access the application at http://<EC2_Instance_Public_DNS>:8080
Sign in using the following credentials:
ec2 instance_id(Such as i-044437e1813a6a8hh .You can change this password through the configuration file.location:/opt/app/kafka_center/application.properties)