Kafka Connect Datagen

Quick Start

  • Go to example/quickstart/ and start all services

    docker-compose up -d
  • Run docker-compose ps to see all services’ states

    Name                            Command                     State   Ports
    quickstart_broker_1             /etc/confluent/docker/run   Up>9092/tcp
    quickstart_connect_1            /etc/confluent/docker/run   Up>8083/tcp, 9092/tcp
    quickstart_kafka-connect-ui_1   /run.sh                     Up>8000/tcp
    quickstart_kafka-rest-proxy_1   /etc/confluent/docker/run   Up>8082/tcp
    quickstart_kafka-topics-ui_1    /run.sh                     Up>8000/tcp
    quickstart_zookeeper_1          /etc/confluent/docker/run   Up>2181/tcp, 2888/tcp, 3888/tcp

    Wait for Kafka Broker and Kafka Connect cluster to be fully started.

  • Create data generation task

    curl -X POST http://localhost:8083/connectors \
    -H 'Content-Type:application/json' \
    -H 'Accept:application/json' \
    -d @connect.source.datagen.json | jq
  • Based on the configurations, you should observe from Broker UI that

    • messages are being published to topic generated.events at rate of 10 every 5 seconds
    • every message is randomized over status and direction fields
    • every message contains a timestamp field event_ts
  • Go to Connect UI, select the “datagen” connector and click “PAUSE” or “DELETE”.

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