For the monitoring piece there is SPM - seehttp://blog.sematext.com/2013/10/16/announcement-spm-performance-monitoring-for-kafka/
It will monitor your ZooKeeper, too. Kafka uses ZK, so you may want
keep an eye on it as well.
Performance Monitoring * Log Analytics * Search Analytics
Solr & Elasticsearch Support * http://sematext.com/
On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 2:02 PM, <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: