Kafka Integration Guides and Tutorials

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Kafka Connectivity Solutions


A list of guides and tutorials for connecting to and working with live Kafka data.

CData Software connectivity tools provide access to live Kafka data from popular BI, analytics, ETL, and custom applications, offering our customers access to their data wherever they want. Below you will find a list of guides and tutorials for integrating with live Kafka data.

Integration Use-Cases

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Business Intelligence & Analytics


ProductTechnologyArticle Title
Amazon QuickSightCData ConnectBuild Interactive Dashboards from Kafka in Amazon QuickSight
Aqua Data StudioJDBCConnect to Kafka in Aqua Data Studio
BirstJDBCBuild Visualizations of Kafka in Birst
BIRTJDBCDesign BIRT Reports on Kafka
FineReportJDBCFeed Kafka into FineReport
Google Data StudioCData ConnectCreate Reports from Kafka in Google Data Studio
JasperServerJDBCCreate Kafka Reports on JasperReports Server
Jaspersoft BI SuiteJDBCConnect to Kafka in Jaspersoft Studio
JReport DesignerJDBCIntegrate with Kafka in JReport Designer
KlipfolioCData ConnectCreate Kafka-Connected Visualizations in Klipfolio
KNIMEJDBCEnable the Kafka JDBC Driver in KNIME
LINQPadADO.NETWorking with Kafka in LINQPad
Power BI OnlineCData ConnectVisualize Live Kafka in the Power BI Service
MetabaseCData ConnectCreate Interactive Kafka-Connected Metabase Dashboards
Microsoft SSASADO.NETBuild an OLAP Cube in SSAS from Kafka
MicroStrategyJDBCUse the CData JDBC Driver for Kafka in MicroStrategy
OBIEEJDBCKafka Reporting in OBIEE with the Kafka JDBC Driver
Pentaho Report DesignerJDBCIntegrate Kafka in the Pentaho Report Designer
RJDBCAnalyze Kafka in R
RapidMinerJDBCConnect to Kafka in RapidMiner
RedashCData ConnectBuild Kafka-Connected Dashboards in Redash
SAP Business ObjectsJDBCCreate an SAP BusinessObjects Universe on the CData JDBC Driver for Kafka
SAP Crystal ReportsJDBCPublish Reports with Kafka in Crystal Reports
SAP LumiraAPI ServerConsume Kafka OData Feeds in SAP Lumira
SisenseJDBCVisualize Live Kafka in Sisense
Spago BIJDBCConnect to Kafka in SpagoBI
Tableau OnlineCData ConnectBuild Kafka Visualizations in Tableau Online
TIBCO SpotfireADO.NETVisualize Kafka in TIBCO Spotfire through ADO.NET
TIBCO Spotfire ServerJDBCOperational Reporting on Kafka from Spotfire Server

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ETL & Replication


ProductTechnologyArticle Title
Amazon RedshiftCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to Amazon Redshift
Amazon S3CData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to Amazon S3
Apache CamelJDBCIntegrate with Kafka using Apache Camel
Apache CassandraCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to Apache Cassandra
Apache NiFiJDBCBridge Kafka Connectivity with Apache NiFi
AWS GlueJDBCConnect to Kafka in AWS Glue Jobs Using JDBC
CloverDXJDBCConnect to Kafka in CloverDX (formerly CloverETL)
CSVCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to Local Delimited Files
DatabricksCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to Databricks
IBM DB2CData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to IBM DB2
Google BigQueryCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to Google BigQuery
Google Cloud SQLCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to Google Cloud SQL
Google Data FusionJDBCBuild Kafka-Connected ETL Processes in Google Data Fusion
Heroku / Salesforce ConnectCData SyncReplicate Kafka for Use in Salesforce Connect
HULFT IntegrateJDBCConnect to Kafka in HULFT Integrate
Informatica CloudJDBCIntegrate Kafka in Your Informatica Cloud Instance
Informatica PowerCenterJDBCCreate Informatica Mappings From/To a JDBC Data Source for Kafka
Jaspersoft ETLJDBCConnect to Kafka in Jaspersoft Studio
Microsoft AccessCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to Microsoft Access
Microsoft Azure TablesCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to Azure SQL
MongoDBCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to MongoDB
MySQLCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to MySQL
Oracle Data IntegratorJDBCETL Kafka in Oracle Data Integrator
Oracle DatabaseCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to Oracle
PostgreSQLCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to PostgreSQL
SnowflakeCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to Snowflake
SQL ServerCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to SQL Server
SQLiteCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to SQLite
TalendJDBCConnect to Kafka and Transfer Data in Talend
VerticaCData SyncAutomated Continuous Kafka Replication to a Vertica Database

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Software Development


ProductTechnologyArticle Title
.NET ChartsADO.NETDataBind Charts to Kafka
Angular JSAPI ServerUsing AngularJS to Build Dynamic Web Pages with Kafka
Apache SparkJDBCWork with Kafka in Apache Spark Using SQL
AppSheetCData ConnectCreate Kafka-Connected Business Apps in AppSheet
Microsoft Azure Logic AppsAPI ServerTrigger Kafka IFTTT Flows in Azure App Service
ColdFusionJDBCQuery Kafka in ColdFusion
DevExpressADO.NETDataBind Kafka to the DevExpress Data Grid
EF - Code FirstADO.NETAccess Kafka with Entity Framework 6
EF - LINQADO.NETLINQ to Kafka
EF - MVCADO.NETBuild MVC Applications with Connectivity to Kafka
Filemaker ProJDBCBidirectional Access to Kafka from FileMaker Pro
Google Apps ScriptCData ConnectConnect to Kafka in Google Apps Script
HibernateJDBCObject-Relational Mapping (ORM) with Kafka Entities in Java
IntelliJJDBCConnect to Kafka in IntelliJ
JBossJDBCConnect to Kafka from a Connection Pool in JBoss
JDBIJDBCCreate a Data Access Object for Kafka using JDBI
JRubyJDBCConnect to Kafka in JRuby
NodeJSAPI ServerQuery Kafka from Node.js
NodeJSCData ConnectQuery Kafka as a MySQL Database in Node.js
NodeJSJDBCQuery Kafka through ODBC in Node.js
PHPCData ConnectAccess Kafka in PHP through the Cloud Hub
PowerBuilderADO.NETConnect to Kafka from PowerBuilder
SAP UI5API ServerIntegrate Real-Time Access to Kafka in SAPUI5 MVC Apps
ServoyJDBCBuild Kafka-Connected Apps in Servoy
TomcatJDBCConfigure the CData JDBC Driver for Kafka in a Connection Pool in Tomcat
UnqorkCData ConnectCreate Kafka-Connected Applications in Unqork
WebLogicJDBCConnect to Kafka from a Connection Pool in WebLogic

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Data Management



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Workflow Automation



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