Welcome to the Developer Sandbox for Red Hat OpenShift

Access Red Hat’s products and technologies without setup or configuration, and start developing quicker than ever before with our new sandbox environments for Red Hat OpenShift and CodeReady Workspaces. Try your hand at the technologies with our library of activities as well.

 
Connecting to your Managed Kafka instance 
Use Kafka in your app without installing it

Connecting to your Managed Kafka instance from the Developer Sandbox for Red Hat OpenShift

Running Proof of Concept (PoC) code on your local machine is great and definitely worthwhile, but the real test comes when you must face the fallacies of distributed computing and run things in the cloud. This is where you make the leap from PoC to more of an emulation of real life.

In this article, I will guide you through the process of using Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka from code running in a different cluster on the Developer Sandbox for Red Hat OpenShift. All of the code will be running in the cloud, and you will understand the attractions of distributed computing.

 

Use Kafka in your app without installing it

Looking for more Kafka?

Learn more about the new Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka.