Kafka Metrics to Monitor

As the first part of a three-part series on Apache Kafka monitoring, this article explores which Kafka metrics are important to monitor and why. When monitoring Kafka, it’s important to also monitor ZooKeeper as Kafka depends on it. The second part will cover […]

Kafka Consumer Lag Monitoring

Sematext Monitoring is one of the most comprehensive Kafka monitoring solutions, capturing some 200 Kafka metrics, including Kafka Broker, Producer, and Consumer metrics. While lots of those metrics are useful, there is one particular metric everyone wants to monitor – Consumer Lag. What […]