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Kafka UI

A free open-source web UI for monitoring and management of Apache Kafka clusters
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What is Kafka UI?

It is a simple tool that makes your data flows observable, helps find and troubleshoot issues faster and deliver optimal performance. Its lightweight dashboard makes it easy to track key metrics of your Kafka clusters - Brokers, Topics, Partitions, Production, and Consumption.
Kafka UI is a tool in the Kafka Tools category of a tech stack.
Kafka UI is an open source tool with 3.5K GitHub stars and 422 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Kafka UI's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Kafka UI?

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10 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Kafka UI.

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Kafka UI's Features

  • Multi-Cluster Management — monitor and manage all your clusters in one place
  • Performance Monitoring with Metrics Dashboard — track key Kafka metrics with a lightweight dashboard
  • View Kafka Brokers — view topic and partition assignments, controller status
  • View Kafka Topics — view partition count, replication status, and custom configuration
  • View Consumer Groups — view per-partition parked offsets, combined and per-partition lag
  • Browse Messages — browse messages with JSON, plain text and Avro encoding
  • Dynamic Topic Configuration — create and configure new topics with dynamic configuration
  • Configurable Authentification — secure your installation with optional Github/Gitlab/Google OAuth 2.0

Kafka UI Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Kafka UI?
Kafka Manager
This interface makes it easier to identify topics which are unevenly distributed across the cluster or have partition leaders unevenly distributed across the cluster. It supports management of multiple clusters, preferred replica election, replica re-assignment, and topic creation. It is also great for getting a quick bird’s eye view of the cluster.
rdkafka
This gem is a modern Kafka client library for Ruby based on librdkafka. It wraps the production-ready C client using the ffi gem and targets Kafka 1.0+ and Ruby 2.3+.
Kafdrop
It is a web UI for viewing Kafka topics and browsing consumer groups. The tool displays information such as brokers, topics, partitions, consumers, and lets you view messages.
KafkaHQ
It is a Kafka GUI for topics, topics data, consumers group, schema registry, connect and more. It works with modern Kafka cluster.
Lenses
It is a simple and secure self service DataOps platform, to operate with confidence on Apache Kafka & Kubernetes.
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