A basic understanding about Apache Kafka. Please go through the introduction once, should you need it.
Untar the tar file that is downloaded.
tar -xzf kafka_2.11-2.1.0.tgz
Run The Server
Start the zookeeper first
Zookeeper would be running at 2181 port. You can check that in the following log:
[2018-12-25 14:32:23,634] INFO binding to port 0.0.0.0/0.0.0.0:2181 (org.apache.zookeeper.server.NIOServerCnxnFactory)
Start the Kafka Server in another tab.
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