Koperator (formerly called Banzai Cloud Kafka Operator) is an operator for managing Apache Kafka on Kubernetes that automates the provisioning, management, and autoscaling of Apache Kafka clusters deployed to K8s.
Apache Kafka is an open-source distributed streaming platform, and some of the main features of the Koperator are:
- the provisioning of secure and production ready Kafka clusters
- fine grained broker configuration support
- advanced and highly configurable External Access via LoadBalancers using Envoy
- graceful Kafka cluster scaling and rebalancing
- monitoring via Prometheus
- encrypted communication using SSL
- automatic reaction and self healing based on alerts (plugin system, with meaningful default alert plugins) using Cruise Control
- graceful rolling upgrade
- advanced topic and user management via CRD
We took a different approach to what's out there - we believe for a good reason - please read on to understand more about our design motivations and some of the scenarios which were driving us to create Koperator.
Koperator is a core part of Banzai Cloud Supertubes (now called Cisco Streaming Data Manager) that helps you create production-ready Apache Kafka clusters on Kubernetes, with scaling, rebalancing, and alerts based self healing. While the Koperator itself is an open-source project, the Banzai Cloud Supertubes product extends the functionality of Koperator with commercial features (for example, built-in monitoring and multiple ways of disaster recovery). Read a detailed comparison of Supertubes and Koperator.
For detailed installation instructions, see the Banzai Cloud Documentation Page.
The documentation of the Koperator project is available at the Banzai Cloud Documentation Page.
Koperator is a core part of Banzai Cloud Supertubes that helps you create production-ready Apache Kafka clusters on Kubernetes, with scaling, rebalancing, and alerts based self healing. While the Koperator itself is an open-source project, the Banzai Cloud Supertubes product extends the functionality of Koperator with commercial features (for example, built-in monitoring and multiple ways of disaster recovery). Read a detailed comparison of Supertubes and the Koperator.
If you are using Koperator in a production environment and require commercial support, contact Banzai Cloud, the company backing the development of Koperator.
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