Add a Source
As described in the HDF Overview, Stream Builder offers four types of builder components: sources, processors, sinks, and custom components. Start building your application by adding a source.
You have configured Schema Registry and integrated with SAM.
- Drag a source builder component, Kafka for example, onto the canvas. This creates a Kafka tile
- Double-click the tile to begin configuring Kafka. After you specify a Kafka topic name, SAM
communicates with Schema Registry and displays the schema:
- Add the additional components you want to use to develop your stream app.
When you have added and correctly configured your stream app components, the component tile displays a green dot on the left. You cannot connect a source to different processors or sinks until it is correctly configured.