KaDeck Community Edition

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What is KaDeck Community Edition?

The community edition is one of three editions of our monitoring solution KaDeck.

KaDeck Community Edition is available for free and lets you monitor and test your Apache Kafka applications on your local machine.

  • Our Embedded Cluster feature enables you to start up a local Kafka broker in no time.
  • Support for one local Kafka broker connection.
  • Use up to two attribute filters in your default record view.
  • Comfortably browse your Apache Kafka records and monitor your data.
  • Full ingestion capabilities.
  • 9 codecs (e.g. JSON, Avro, String, …) included.

For more information on our other editions and the included features, see our feature comparison.

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