How-to

The latest news about Kpow from the Factor House team

Manage Kafka Visibility with Multi-Tenancy

Monday, August 16th 2021 by Derek Troy-West

This article teaches you how to configure Kpow to restrict visibility of Kafka resources with Multi-Tenancy.

Manage Temporary Access to Kafka Resources

Wednesday, July 7th 2021 by Thomas Crowley

Temporary policies allow Admins the ability to assign access control policies for a fixed duration. This blog post introduces temporary policies with an all-to-common real-world scenario.

Deploy Clojure Projects to Maven Central with Leiningen

Wednesday, June 30th 2021 by Thomas Crowley

This article provides a step-by-step guide to how we deploy the Kpow Kafka Streams Monitoring Agent to Maven Central with Leiningen.

Run Kpow in Kubernetes with Helm

Tuesday, June 1st 2021 by Derek Troy-West

This article covers running Kpow in Kubernetes using the Kpow Helm Chart. Introduction Kpow is the all-in-one toolkit to manage, monitor, and learn about your Kafka resources. Helm is the package manager for Kubernetes. Helm deploys charts, which you can think of as a packaged application. We publish...

Kafka Alerting with Kpow, Prometheus and Alertmanager

Monday, May 24th 2021 by Thomas Crowley

This article covers setting up alerting with Kpow using Prometheus and Alertmanager. Introduction Kpow was built from our own need to monitor Kafka clusters and related resources (eg, Streams, Connect and Schema Registries). Through Kpow's user interface we can detect and even predict potential problems...