You can refer overview of Kafka here . For Installation and configuring Kafka , refer the previous post : Configuring Apache Kafka

Step 1

Go to githup and download kafkameter
https://github.com/BrightTag/kafkameter

Step 2

Follow the Steps for building the kafkameter.jar

Step 3

Place the generated jar in $JMETER_HOME/lib/ext folder

Step 4

Restart jmeter

Step 5

Add Threadgroup->Samplers-> Javarequest

Step 6

Configure Input parameters, like hostname , kafka topic that you created already

Step 7

Run Jmeter test and verify the same message is consumed by Kafka consumer.

Refer the below screenshots

 

 

Kafka Parameters

 

Sending message to Kafka Consumer

 

Message Consumed