kPow by Operatr.IO is a web-based Kafka management and monitoring console for engineers who build, monitor, manage and maintain systems powered by Apache Kafka. The toolkit features a rich data-oriented Kafka UI and specialized dashboards that deliver instant, in-depth visibility into Kafka clusters.
kPow’s unique suite of Kafka tools allows engineers developers to quickly and easily understand core Kafka concepts and gotchas. Use kPow to upskill new team members and grow internal Kafka expertise. Plus get to the heart of your data quickly, save developer hours, increase team productivity.
kPow is a single Docker container that connects to your cluster like any Kafka Consumer or Producer. You can configure and deploy the toolkit in the same way as your other Kafka services, and no JMX or Zookeeper access is required.
The toolkit is built entirely from Kafka with no other dependencies, and all data stays within your network. Within minutes of installation your team will be able to leverage their existing knowledge to rapidly resolve Kafka queries.
kPow is compatible with Apache Kafka 1.0+, Amazon MSK, Instaclustr, Aiven, Red Hat AMQ Streams, Confluent Platform, and Confluent Cloud*.
– Krishnakumar Arjunan, Solution Architect, Pickles
Once installed, kPow gathers information about your Kafka resources every minute, stores the results locally in internal topics, then provides custom telemetry and insights to you in a rich data-oriented UI.
Giving you instant visibility of your brokers, topics, groups, partitions, offsets, and more.
kPow offers full support for controlling and monitoring Kafka Connect clusters and Schema Registries.
– Alex Hilton, FX Engineering Lead, Airwallex
Search tens of thousands of messages a second with kPow’s unique, custom implementation of JQ-like queries for Kafka topics.
kQL works with JSON or JSON-like data including Apache Avro®, Transit, EDN, and even Protobuf messages where you have configured custom serdes to output JSON formatted text.
– Douglas Reith, Team Lead, Pepperstone
The kPow Compute Console provides access to your consumer and Kafka Streams topologies allowing visualization of message throughput and lag at point of consumption and the ability to reset consumption at a group, host, member, topic, or assignment level.