Operations

Kafka on NFS

There is a general recommendation against running Apache Kafka on NFS storage, but nobody really gives a good explanation as to why. In this post we look at some broker crashes we have seen happening on Kafka clusters which use NFS storage and why they were happening.

Author:

Alice Kaerast

Category:

Operations

Time:

5 minute read

JMX Metrics in Kafka Connect

The use of JMX metrics in Java applications is often poorly documented and is a feature that people are often unaware of. In this post we explore how to use the JMX metrics provided by Kafka Connect.

Author:

Alice Kaerast

Category:

Operations

Time:

11 minute read

Crash! Bang! Wallop! Practice makes perfect

Engineered Chaos, breaking production, and getting away with it. How the Core Tribe in Sky Betting and Gaming break stuff to make things better

Category:

Operations

Time:

14 minute read

CSI Skybet

A tale of football, nodejs, and rabbits.

Author:

Colin Ameigh

Category:

Operations

Time:

14 minute read