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Tuning Kafka Connect Source Connectors

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Kafka Connect is an open source data integration tool that simplifies the process of streaming data between Apache Kafka® and other systems. Kafka Connect has two types of connectors: source connectors and sink connectors. Source connectors allow you to read data from various sources and write it to Kafka topics. Sink connectors send data from the topics to another endpoint. This blog post discusses how to tune your source connectors to help you get the best throughput out of your compute resources. 

This includes which elements are tunable, metrics you’ll want to pay attention to along the way, and a detailed example.