Apache Kafka is publish-subscribe based fault tolerant messaging system. It is fast, scalable and distributed by design.

You can install Kafka in the following three ways:
  1. Use Kafka documentation to install the Kafka.
  2. Use Kafka install script to install Kafka, which has below procedure automated in the script. You can refer KB article from https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/70718 to download the script.
  3. Use below manual procedeure to install Kafka.