Monitoring Akka Streams Kafka (Alpakka) Apps with Prometheus in Kubernetes

Scraping Consumer and Producer Metrics from any Scala or Java App

Jeroen Rosenberg
Jul 4, 2019 · 6 min read

TL;DR

This post focuses on monitoring your Kafka deployment in Kubernetes with Prometheus. Kafka exposes its metrics through JMX and so it does as well for apps using its Java SDK. To be able to have…