Apache Kafka Output Connector for ManifoldCF
by tugba for Apache Software Foundation
ManifoldCF is an effort to provide an open source framework for connecting source content repositories to target repositories or indexes. Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated queue service. Apache Kafka is being used for a number of uses cases. One of them is to use Kafka as a feeding system for streaming BigData processes. A Kafka output connector for ManifoldCF could be used for streaming or dispatching crawled documents or metadata and put them in a BigData processing pipeline.