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Run Apache Kafka on Kubernetes and OpenShift

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Strimzi provides a way to run an Apache Kafka cluster on Kubernetes or OpenShift in various deployment configurations. See our website for more details about the project.

Quick Starts

To get up and running quickly, check our Quick Start for Minikube, OKD (OpenShift Origin) and Kubernetes Kind.


Documentation to the current main branch as well as all releases can be found on our website.

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You can contribute by: - Raising any issues you find using Strimzi - Fixing issues by opening Pull Requests - Improving documentation - Talking about Strimzi

All bugs, tasks or enhancements are tracked as GitHub issues. Issues which might be a good start for new contributors are marked with "good-start" label.

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Strimzi is a Cloud Native Computing Foundation sandbox project.


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