Installing MapR Streams Tools

This topic includes instructions for using package managers to download and install MapR Streams Tools (such as Kafka REST Proxy and Kafka Connect for MapR Streams) from the MEP repository.

Note: For instructions on setting up the MEP repository, see Step 8: Install Ecosystem Components Manually

To install maually, execute the following commands as root or using sudo.

On RedHat/Centos:
yum install <package_name>
On Ubuntu:
apt-get install <package_name>
On SUSE:
zypper install <package_name>
Table 1. MapR Streams Tools
Package Description
mapr-kafka The core Kafka package. Required for MapR Streams and other Kafka components for MapR Streams.
mapr-kafka-rest The Kafka REST Proxy for MapR Streams package.
mapr-kafka-connect-jdbc The JDBC connect package for Kafka Connect for MapR Streams.
mapr-kafka-connect-hdfs The HDFS connect package for Kafka Connect for MapR Streams.

Kafka REST Proxy for MapR Streams

The following packages are required for Kafka REST Proxy for MapR Streams:
  • mapr-kafka
  • mapr-kafka-rest
  • mapr-client
Note: Before manually installing, verify that the /opt/mapr/conf/daemon.conf file exists and contains the mapr user and group.
Note: After installation, the Warden process automatically detects the configuration and starts the Kafka REST Proxy for MapR Streams service on port 8082. This service is viewable in the MCS.
Note: The Kafka REST Proxy for MapR Streams service can be run on multiple cluster nodes simultaneously.

Kafka Connect for MapR Streams

The following packages are required for Kafka Connect for MapR Streams:
  • mapr-kafka
  • mapr-kafka-connect-jdbc
  • mapr-kafka-connect-hdfs
Note: The Kafka Connect for MapR Streams service can be run on multiple cluster nodes simultaneously.