Eventador offers several plans ranging from development/testing plans to full production grade enterprise configurations. This guide will show you how to create a Kafka developer deployment, which is free for 30 days. If you’d like to deploy Kafka + Flink plan use this guide.
Eventador is a high performance real-time data pipeline platform based on Apache Kafka. Eventador makes it easy to perform analysis and build applications using real time streaming data. Some areas that can benefit from real time data are sensor networks, IoT, click-stream analysis, fraud detection, or anything that requires real-time data. Eventador is deployed to Amazon AWS, and delivered as a service.
A developer deployment consists of:
Each account has an isolated VPC that your deployments live in. You must grant access to each deployment via the console in order for any traffic to be allowed through. More on this below.
Kafka Developer Plan. Note: If you want to create Kafka + Flink make sure you follow this guide.
A topic is a container to hold a stream of related data.
Apache Kafkawith a green check next to it. Click this box.
defaultsink. This is the default topic created during provisioning.
demoand set the number of partitions to 16. Replication factor is set to 1 for development cluster but can be increased in production deployments.
Congratulations! You have setup a new Apache Kafka cluster. Now that your topic is created you’re ready to start sending data.
Next: Send data with kafkacat
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