Installing MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka Tools

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

Note: For instructions on setting up the MEP repository, see Step 10: Install Ecosystem Components Manually

To install manually, first 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>
After you installed Kafka tools, complete the configuration of the Kafka components by running configure.sh -R on each node where you installed the Kafka tools :
/opt/mapr/server/configure.sh -R
Table 1. MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka Tools
Package Description
mapr-kafka The core Kafka package. Required for MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka and other Kafka components for MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka.
mapr-kafka-rest The Kafka REST Proxy for MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka package.
mapr-kafka-connect-jdbc The JDBC connect package for Kafka Connect for MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka.
mapr-kafka-connect-hdfs The HDFS connect package for Kafka Connect for MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka.

Kafka REST Proxy for MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka

The following packages are required for Kafka REST Proxy for MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka:
  • 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 Event Store For Apache Kafka service on port 8082. This service is viewable in the MCS.
Note: The Kafka REST Proxy for MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka service can be run on multiple cluster nodes simultaneously.

Kafka Connect for MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka

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