kafka source Kafka Source

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Receive data from Kafka topics.

Configuration Options

The following table summarizes the configuration options available for the kafka-source Kamelet:

Property Name Description Type Default Example

brokers *

Brokers

Comma separated list of Kafka Broker URLs

string

topic *

Topic names

Comma separated list of Kafka topic names

string

Fields marked with (*) are mandatory.

Usage

This section summarizes how the kafka-source can be used in various contexts.

Knative Source

The kafka-source Kamelet can be used as Knative source by binding it to a Knative object.

kafka-source-binding.yaml
apiVersion: camel.apache.org/v1alpha1
kind: KameletBinding
metadata:
  name: kafka-source-binding
spec:
  source:
    ref:
      kind: Kamelet
      apiVersion: camel.apache.org/v1alpha1
      name: kafka-source
    properties:
      brokers: "The Brokers"
      topic: "The Topic names"
  sink:
    ref:
      kind: InMemoryChannel
      apiVersion: messaging.knative.dev/v1
      name: mychannel

Make sure you have Camel K installed into the Kubernetes cluster you’re connected to.

Save the kafka-source-binding.yaml file into your hard drive, then configure it according to your needs.

You can run the source using the following command:

kubectl apply -f kafka-source-binding.yaml