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Where Kafka Connect Fits

Shivani Sarthi explains the value of Kafka Connect:

Kafka connect is not just a free, open source component of Apache Kafka. But it also works as a centralised data hub for simple data integration between databases, key-value stores etc. The fundamental components include-

– Connectors

– Tasks

– Workers

– Converters

– Transforms

– Dead letter Queue

Moreover it is a framework to stream data in and out of Apache Kafka. In addition, the confluent platform comes with many built-in connectors,used for streaming data to and from different data sources.

Click through for information on each component.