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Frequently Asked Questions on Kafka Install or Upgrade On a BDA Cluster (Doc ID 2384694.1)

Last updated on APRIL 29, 2018

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

 This document describes frequently asked questions on install or upgrade of Apache Kafka on a BDA cluster.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Does BDA support Kafka?
 Does Mammoth upgrade or install Kafka as part of BDA upgrade?
 If Mammoth does not manage Kafka, why are new Kafka packages included in the BDA 4.8 and above mammoth scripts?
 If the new parcel is not distributed, and Kafka is currently installed, will the originally deployed Kafka parcel remain in place and continue to work and be managed by Cloudera Manager?
 If Kafka is currently installed, and Mammoth lays down newer parcels, what steps should be followed to upgrade Kafka?
 If Kafka is not currently installed on the cluster, what are the steps to install it?
 Are there any known issues or potential configuration changes?


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