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A collection of tools and scripts for working with Apache Kafka

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This repository is a collection of tools and scripts for working with Apache Kafka <>.

The Site Reliability team for Kafka at LinkedIn has built these over time in order to make managing Kafka a little bit easier. Our intention is to add to this repository as more tools are developed.

We welcome additions and modifications that make managing Kafka better for all!

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Quick Start

  1. First, download and install the Kafka admin utilities from:

  2. Then, install kafka-tools using the following command: pip install kafka-tools

Additional documentation may be found at


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Other Projects

In addition to these tools, LinkedIn has also open-sourced Burrow, a robust system for monitoring Kafka consumer clients.


Copyright 2016 LinkedIn Corp. Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the “License”); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

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