I’m new to Ubuntu, Kafka, and Zookeeper, and this has me puzzled.
From everything I’ve read, Zookeeper is part and parcel to Kafka. However, the tutorial here (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-apache-kafka-on-ubuntu-18-04) doesn’t install Zookeeper before installing Kafka. And what’s even crazier is that Kafka works per the tests within the tutorial.
How can this be? What am I missing? Is this some special case and I need to install Zookeeper at this point, or was Zookeeper silently installed somehow? I see Zookeeper-related services in /usr/share that were not mentioned in the tutorial, so that suggests Kafka installed some aspects of Zookeeper. Maybe it installs a barebones version?
Thanks in advance! Any help would be greatly appreciated. I’m an idiot beginner to all this, so apologies if this is all quite stupid.
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