Install the Red Hat OpenShift Application Services Operator CLI

Install the CLI

Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka includes a command line interface (CLI) so that developers can easily create managed cloud services and connect them to OpenShift clusters.

Install the service binding operator

The service binding operator makes it easy to connect to Kafka topics from any OpenShift workload.

OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka is now in Development Preview

The OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka service provides dedicated Kafka instances at no cost. The service allows you to provision Kafka instances in minutes. Self-guided quick starts help developers to learn, connect and use Kafka quickly and efficiently.

Topic
Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka

General usage model

Single tenant instance
Red Hat managed: No administration resources needed
Curated, opinionated experience

Interaction model

UI (cloud.redhat.com), RHOAS CLI and REST API (JSON)

Kafka instance limits

Go to development preview limits table

Availability Zones (AZ) support

Brokers are placed in different AZ of target region

Minimum in-sync replica

All topics have a minimum of (2)  two

Replication factor

(3)  Three, one replica per AZ in a multi-AZ architecture

Connectors

Connectors for Apache Kafka (managed) becoming available in H2-2021. Self-managed connectors available now!

Storage type

Persistent

TLS

Yes

Authentication

SASL PLAIN and OAUTHBEARER

Environment

Public cloud

Monitoring

Red Hat managed/provided

Upgrades

Red Hat managed

Management

24/7/365 Red Hat SRE

SLA

99.95%

Service Limits for Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka


 

Service limits for Development Preview

Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka enforces a number of resource limits across the service. These limits will increase for General Availability (GA).

The service limits displayed in this table are in place for Kafka instances created during Development Preview.

 
 

Resource

Limit

Ingress

Up to 2 MB/s

Egress

Up to 2 MB/s

Storage - Total cluster capacity, including replication

Up to 60 GB

Partitions

Up to 100

Client connections

Up to 100

Connections per second

Up to 50

Message size

Up to 1 MB