5 Pulsar IO connectors

This chapter covers

  • An introduction to the Pulsar IO framework

  • Configuring, deploying, and monitoring Pulsar IO connectors

  • Writing your own Pulsar IO connector in Java

Messaging systems are much more useful when you can easily use them to move data into and out of other external systems, such as databases, local and distributed filesystems, or other messaging systems. Consider the scenario where you want to ingest log data from external sources, such as applications, platforms, and cloud-based services, and publish it to a search engine for analysis. This could easily be accomplished with a pair of Pulsar IO connectors; the first would be a Pulsar source that collects the application logs, and the second would be ...

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