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Alex Lashford's Profile and Engineering blog.


About Me


Who am I?

A Leader, Technologist, Polyglot Programmer and generally a bit of a geek. I'm interested in engineering software, writing quality code and using the most appropriate language and toolset to solve the problem.

I've spent the last 10 years working across several business domains, in a variety of business sizes from small startups to large corporates, turning distruptive technological ideas into code...

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New Relic Instrumentation for Kafka

New Relic does not offer direct instrumentation of a Kafka cluster, there are no extensions nor plugins that allow you to see the health and monitor the state of the Kafka Cluster. The team at New Relic have provided guidance on how to monitor producer and consumers with a great blog titled Kafkapocalypse.

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