Relative Engineering Blog

A collection of ramblings, thoughts & code snippets

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.


MacOSX Developer Setup

So configuring a new Mac is a right pain and a time consuming task at that, having done this several times over the past few months, I thought id write down the important content. It will be useful for myself but hopefully some else too.