Kafka on Ubuntu VMs

Last updated: 08/03/2016

This template creates Kafka streaming replication from one zookeeper to one or more brokers each configured with multiple striped data disks. The database servers are deployed into a private subnet with an optional externally accessible jumpbox.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
storageAccountNamePrefix Unique name of the new storage account that will be created to store virtual machine VHDs
domainName Domain name of the public jumpbox
adminUsername Virtual machine administrator username
adminPassword Virtual machine administrator password
tshirtSize T-shirt size of the Kafka deployment
jumpbox The flag allowing to enable or disable provisioning of the jumpbox VM that can be used to access the Kafka environment
virtualNetworkName Virtual network name

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/kafka-ubuntu-multidisks/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-ubuntu-multidisks/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface