This guide will get you started with Apache Kafka using the Stackable Operator. It will guide you through the installation of the Operator and its dependencies, setting up your first Kafka instance and create, write to and read from a topic.
You will need:
a Kubernetes cluster
kcat for testing
Resource sizing depends on cluster type(s), usage and scope, but as a starting point we recommend a minimum of the following resources for this operator:
0.2 cores (e.g. i5 or similar)
The Guide is divided into two steps: