Installing HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store Tools

This topic includes instructions for using package managers to download and install HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store Tools (such as Kafka REST Proxy and Kafka Connect for HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store) from the MEP repository.

Note: For instructions on setting up the MEP repository, see Step 10: Install Ecosystem Components Manually

To install manually, first execute the following commands as root or using sudo.

On RedHat/Centos:
yum install <package_name>
On Ubuntu:
apt-get install <package_name>
On SUSE:
zypper install <package_name>
After you installed Kafka tools, complete the configuration of the Kafka components by running configure.sh -R on each node where you installed the Kafka tools :
/opt/mapr/server/configure.sh -R
Table 1. HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store Tools
Package Description
mapr-kafka The core Kafka package. Required for HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store and other Kafka components for HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store.
mapr-kafka-rest The Kafka REST Proxy for HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store package.
mapr-kafka-connect-jdbc The JDBC connect package for Kafka Connect for HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store.
mapr-kafka-connect-hdfs The HDFS connect package for Kafka Connect for HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store.

Kafka REST Proxy for HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store

The following packages are required for Kafka REST Proxy for HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store:
  • mapr-kafka
  • mapr-kafka-rest
  • mapr-client
Note: Before manually installing, verify that the /opt/mapr/conf/daemon.conf file exists and contains the mapr user and group.
Note: After installation, the Warden process automatically detects the configuration and starts the Kafka REST Proxy for HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store service on port 8082. This service is viewable on the Control System.
Note: The Kafka REST Proxy for HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store service can be run on multiple cluster nodes simultaneously.

Kafka Connect for HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store

The following packages are required for Kafka Connect for HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store:
  • mapr-kafka
  • mapr-kafka-connect-jdbc
  • mapr-kafka-connect-hdfs
Note: The Kafka Connect for HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Event Store service can be run on multiple cluster nodes simultaneously.