Docker Operations for Confluent Platform¶
In this section, we provide a closer look at how to run a Confluent Platform cluster on Docker. If you are looking for a simple tutorial, you should refer instead to the Quick Start for Confluent Platform.
We will cover the following topics:
- Monitor and Track Metrics in Docker with JMX in Confluent Platform: How to set up monitoring with JMX and recommendations for extending the images to use other monitoring solutions.
- Configure Kafka Logs for Docker in Confluent Platform: How to use log4j in a Docker setup.
- Configure a Multi-Node Environment with Docker: Describes configuring a multi-node system with Docker.
- Mount Docker External Volumes in Confluent Platform: This is important when running Kafka brokers on Docker, as they require a persistent filesystem.