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Strimzi Operator for Apache Kafka

Apache Kafka is an open-source distributed event streaming platform used by thousands of companies for high-performance data pipelines, streaming analytics, data integration, and mission-critical applications. This addon deploys Strimizi Kafka Operator and it makes it really easy to spin up a Kafka cluster in minutes.

For complete project documentation, please visit the Strimzi Kafka.


Strimzi Kafka Operator can be deployed by enabling the add-on via the following. Check out the full example to deploy the EKS Cluster with Kafka.

enable_strimzi_kafka_operator = true

You can optionally customize the Helm chart that deploys Kafka via the following configuration.

  enable_strimzi_kafka_operator = true
  # Optional  kafka_helm_config
  strimzi_kafka_operator_helm_config = {
    name             =
    chart            = "strimzi-kafka-operator"
    repository       = ""
    version          = "0.31.1"
    namespace        =
    create_namespace = true
    values           = [templatefile("${path.module}/values.yaml", {})]
    description      = "Strimzi - Apache Kafka on Kubernetes"

GitOps Configuration

The following properties are made available for use when managing the add-on via GitOps.

strimziKafkaOperator = {
  enable = true