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Kafka workspace

Containerized environment to interact, manage and administer Kafka cluster.

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Why this images

  1. If you need a tool to interact with Kakfa, such as produce and consume events, explore, manage, query and troubleshoot your Kafka clusters

  2. To directly access Kafka inside your kubernetes cluster.

  3. A better Kafka docker image for local dev environment. You get single-nnode Kafka together with the toolset to work with it.

  4. If you want to get started with Kafka easy and fast. Motivation explained in this Medium article

Start

docker run --name rwid-1 -d -p 8020-8040:8020-8040 alnoda/kafka-workspace

and open localhost:8020 in browser.

Features

Single-node Kafka cluster

Kafka CLI tools

  • kcat - generic non-JVM producer and consumer for Apache Kafka.
  • kafkactl - command-line interface for interaction with Apache Kafka.
  • trubka - Kafka CLI tool built in Go which gives you everything you need.
  • kt - Kafka tool that likes JSON.
  • kcli - Kafka read only command line browser.

Tools:

  • Eclipse Theia - open source version of popular Visual Studio Code IDE. Theia is trully open-source, has VS-Code extensions and works in browser. This means it can run inside a docker container on local machine or in cloud. A lot of beautiful color themes and many common plugins are already installed to save time.
  • Terminal - secure browser-based terminal.
  • FileBrowser - manage files and folders inside the workspace, and exchange data between local environment and the workspace
  • Cronicle - task scheduler and runner, with a web based front-end UI. It handles both scheduled, repeating and on-demand jobs, targeting any number of worker servers, with real-time stats and live log viewer.
  • Static File Server - view any static html sites as easy as if you do it on your local machine. Serve static websites easily.
  • Ungit - rings user friendliness to git without sacrificing the versatility of it.
  • MkDocs - create awesome documentation for your project with only markdown.
  • Midnight Commander - Feature rich visual file manager with internal text viewer and editor.
  • Process Monitor - Monitor running process and resource utilization.
  • Quicklaunch UI with getting started tutorial
  • Ubuntu 20.4 with the following CLI apps
    • Zsh, Oh my Zsh
    • Python 3, Pip
    • Node/nodeenv
    • curl, wget, telnet, jq
    • Git: git, git-flow
    • File browsers: mc
    • Text editors: nano, vim, mcedit
    • System monitors: ncdu, htop, glances, vizex
    • Process Control: supervisord
    • Job scheduler: cron
    • Terminal multiplexer: tmux