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Robin Moffatt for Confluent

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Streaming data from Kafka to Elasticsearch - video walkthrough

Getting data from Kafka into Elasticsearch is easy with the Kafka Connect sink connector.

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Check out this video tutorial on how to use the connector and a walk through some of the common requirements when using it including

  • Updating and deleting documents in Elasticsearch
  • Handling schemas and field mappings, including Timestamp fields
  • Changing the name of the target index
  • Error handling

🎥 Watch it here:

👾 You can also try it all out for yourself and follow along with the code using Docker at

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