Quick Start with Kafka

Lenses Box and fast-data-dev, are developers Kafka Development Environment docker images with
Kafka, Lenses, 25+ Kafka Connectors, running examples and more.
Run everything in one docker image on your machine!


Dev environment with Lenses!

topics, schemas, connectors,
processors, consumers, acls, audit, alert, etc.

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  • Single docker image for your Kafka application development with Lenses
  • Growing List of examples and stream producers, synthetic data generators
  • All-in one Kafka services, including Schema Registry, Kafka Connect
  • 25+ Connectors pre-configured, ready to use
  • Kafka CLI autocomplete
  • Rest and WebSocket endpoints to publish subscribe to topics & operate
  • Redux javascript library.

All in one

for your Kafka Development

We know it's hard when you want to quick-start or make a demo and you need to set up all the services.
Well, here you are. A docker image with the entire stack made for you with examples!

dev environment with web tools!

topics, schemas, connectors

Fully Customizable

Not everyone needs everything! Pass the right parameters and expose what you need for your case.

Beautiful Web Tools

We try to simplify things for you. If you are not familiar with Kafka/CP platform, our Web Tools is the best place to start.

Certified Connectors

Move data between datastores. At Landoop we test and package 25+ Kafka Connectors in our fast-data distributions, ready to use!

Advanced Features

Fast-data-dev supports extra features such as Security, JMX, enabling/disabling connectors, debug mode, logs and much more.


We expose the JMX metrics from all the services, so you can explore performance and settings of your setup.

Running Examples

By default, we run a set of Coyote integration tests along with some running examples to help you get started.

Build Custom Apps

If you are up and running with Lenses Box, we provide you with the building blocks to start your application development.

Lenses Endpoints

Leverage the capabilities Lenses provides you to hook into your own applications or CI/CD process. Lenses delivers with REST and WebSocket endpoints to query your data, as well as manage critical operations.


Lenses Redux

This Javascript library build on redux brings the best practises of real time data streaming to the browser and provides a new way for building solutions to get and send data on Apache Kafka.


Kafka Unit Testing

Allows you to start and stop for unit testing applications that communicate with Kafka one or more Kafka brokers + a ZooKeeper instance + a Schema Registry instance + a Kafka Connect instance


Integration Testing

Coyote, is an open-source tool for testing automation. Define sequence of commands to be executed inside a YAML file and and presents powerful web dashboards


Command Line Tools

Lenses CLI
Kafka Connect CLI
Schema Registry CLI

Connectors included.

Streaming ETL with 25+ open source Kafka connectors pre-configured, ready to use in Lenses Box

  • Move data between Kafka and the most popular data stores
  • Open Source, with SQL Support
  • Monitor and manage connectors via LENSES
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