Stark & Wayne KAFKA™ for PCF (Beta)

WARNING! The Stark & Wayne KAFKA™ for Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) tile is currently in beta and is intended for evaluation and test purposes only. Do not use this product in a PCF production environment.

The Stark & Wayne KAFKA™ for PCF brings Apache KAFKA™ to the PCF Platform. Apache KAFKA™ is used for building real-time data pipelines and streaming apps. It is horizontally scalable, fault-tolerant, highly responsive, and runs in production in thousands of companies.

The Stark & Wayne KAFKA™ tile brings KAFKA to everyone in your organization. Each service instance is a Kafka topic to which an app can subscribe or publish.

Overview

Stark & Wayne Kafka is the most approachable way to leverage Apache Kafka™ on PCF. Easily provision your infrastructure to provide Kafka to your developers. The tile includes ZooKeeper, which manages Kafka’s health.

The tile also includes a Spark integration.

Take a look at the Kafka use cases to figure out how you can extend your app.

Key Features

Stark & Wayne KAFKA™ for PCF includes the following key features:

  • Topic per Service
  • Spark Integration
  • ZooKeeper for high availability

Product Snapshot

The following table provides version and version-support information about Stark & Wayne KAFKA™.

Element Details
Tile version v0.8.1
Release date November 17, 2017
Software component versions kafka-boshrelease v1.1.1 (contains Apache Kafka v1.0.0)
zookeeper-release v0.0.7 (contains Apache ZooKeeper v3.4.8)
kafka-service-broker-boshrelease v2.1.0 (contains Stark & Wayne kafka-service-broker v2.1.0)
Compatible Ops Manager version(s) v1.10.x, v1.11.x, and v1.12x
Compatible Elastic Runtime version(s) v1.10.x, v1.11.x, and v1.12.x
IaaS support AWS, Azure, GCP, OpenStack, and vSphere
IPsec support? No

Requirements

Stark & Wayne KAFKA™ for PCF has no additional requirements. Previously there was a requirement for Pivotal Redis for PCF prior to v0.8.0.

Limitations

There is no default backup built in, however, Stark & Wayne Shield for PCF can be used for backup.

Feedback

If you have a feature request, questions, or information about a bug, please email Pivotal Cloud Foundry Feedback list or send an email to support@starkandwayne.com

License

See our End User License Agreement

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