Provisions a Kafka Cluster on Ubuntu Virtual Machines

Last updated: 06/04/2015

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This template creates a Kafka cluster on Ubuntu virtual machine image, enables persistence (by default) and applies all well-known optimizations and best practices

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
adminUsername Administrator user name used when provisioning virtual machines
adminPassword Administrator password used when provisioning virtual machines
imagePublisher Image Publisher
imageOffer Image Offer
imageSKU Image SKU
storageAccountName Unique namespace for the Storage Account where the Virtual Machine's disks will be placed
virtualNetworkName The arbitrary name of the virtual network provisioned for the cluster
addressPrefix The network address space for the virtual network
subnetName Subnet name for the virtual network that resources will be provisioned in to
subnetPrefix Address space for the virtual network subnet
kafkaVersion The version of the Kafka package to be deployed on the cluster (or use 'stable' to pull in the latest and greatest)
kafkaClusterName The arbitrary name of the Kafka cluster (maps to cluster's configuration file name)
kafkaZooNodeIPAddressPrefix The IP address prefix that will be used for constructing a static private IP address for each node in the cluster
kafkaNodeIPAddressPrefix The IP address prefix that will be used for constructing a static private IP address for each node in the cluster
jumpbox The flag allowing to enable or disable provisioning of the jumpbox VM that can be used to access the Kafka nodes
tshirtSize T-shirt size of the Kafka cluster

Use the template

PowerShell
New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/kafka-on-ubuntu/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring Azure PowerShell
Command line
azure config mode arm
azure group deployment create <my-resource-group> <my-deployment-name> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/kafka-on-ubuntu/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface