HDFS 3 Sink Connector
The HDFS 3 connector allows you to export data from Kafka topics to HDFS 3.x files in a variety of formats and integrates with Hive to make data immediately available for querying with HiveQL. The connector periodically polls data from Kafka and writes them to an HDFS 3.x cluster.
Confluent Hub CLI installation
Use the Confluent Hub client to install this connector with:
confluent-hub install confluentinc/kafka-connect-hdfs3:1.1.6
Download installationOr download the ZIP file and extract it into one of the directories that is listed on the Connect worker's plugin.path configuration properties. This must be done on each of the installations where Connect will be run.
Configure an instance of your connectorOnce installed, you can then create a connector configuration file with the connector's settings, and deploy that to a Connect worker.See here for more detailed instructions.
This connector is a Confluent Commercial Connector and supported by Confluent. The requires purchase of a Confluent Platform subscription, including a license to this Commercial Connector. You can also use this connector for a 30-day trial without an enterprise license key - after 30 days, you need to purchase a subscription. Please contact your Confluent account manager for details.