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From Per Steffensen <perst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: kafka connect questions
Date Wed, 05 Jul 2017 08:07:10 GMT
Well I guess there is one: https://github.com/dhanuka84/kafka-connect-tcp
Maybe you can use or build on top of that.

On 05/07/17 05:45, Gwen Shapira wrote:
> I don't remember seeing one. There is no reason not to write one (let us
> know if you do, so we can put it on the connector hub!).
>
> Few things:
> 1. Connectors that listen on sockets typically run in stand-alone mode, so
> they can tied to a specific machine (in distributed mode, connectors can
> move around).
> 2. Why do you need a connector? Why not just use Kafka producer to send
> protobuf directly to Kafka?
>
> Gwen
> On Tue, Jul 4, 2017 at 9:02 AM Clay Teahouse <clayteahouse@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello All,
>>
>> I'd appreciate your help with the following questions.
>>
>> 1) Is there kafka connect for listening to tcp sockets?
>>
>> 2) If, can the messages be in protobuf, with each messaged prefixed with
>> the length of the message?
>>
>> thanks
>> Clay
>>


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