Category Archives: Kafka

Kafka Connect – Single Message Transforms (SMTs)

Kafka Connect – Single Message Transforms (SMTs) Single Message Transforms were released with 0.10.2 release [ Release notes ]. It provides us the ability to transform a message before they get in or out of a connector using Kafka Connect. Source Transforms Source connector can be configured with a list of transforms. These transforms are… Continue reading »

KAFKA REST Proxy – Publishing Avro Messages to Kafka

KAFKA REST Proxy – Publishing Avro Messages to Kafka Apache Kafka supports message publishing through REST too. We can use Kafka REST proxy for this purpose. It supports http verbs including GET, POST and DELETE. Her is an example POST using curl which we will be trying to dissect throughout this post: Required Schema Apache… Continue reading »

Kafka Streams – Resetting Application State

Kafka Streams – Resetting Application State I the previous post, we discussed that we might need to reprocess data during development during application development. Since Kafka Streams ensures the application state, it doesn’t pull and reprocess data. In this case, you might find yourself keep waiting for the join operations to get triggered, but to… Continue reading »

Building Serde for Kafka Streams Application

Building Serde for Kafka Streams Application While developing Kafka Streams applications, I found myself requiring some utility code over and over. One such code is to build Serde for custom types. It is better if it is refactored into separate types and used when needed. It has two methods specificAvroSerde and genericAvroSerde. It must be… Continue reading »