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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Data Engineering Streaming
  3. Data Engineering Streaming Administration
  4. Sources in a Streaming Mapping
  5. Targets in a Streaming Mapping
  6. Streaming Mappings
  7. Window Transformation
  8. Appendix A: Connections
  9. Appendix B: Monitoring REST API Reference
  10. Appendix C: Sample Files

Kafka Data Object Overview Properties

Kafka Data Object Overview Properties

The Data Integration Service uses overview properties when it reads data from or writes data to a Kafka broker.
Overview properties include general properties that apply to the Kafka data object. They also include object properties that apply to the resources in the Kafka data object. The Developer tool displays overview properties for Kafka messages in the
Overview
view.

General Properties

The following table describes the general properties that you configure for Kafka data objects:
Property
Description
Name
The name of the Kafka read operation.
Description
The description of the Kafka data object.
Connection
The name of the Kafka connection.

Objects Properties

The following table describes the objects properties that you configure for Kafka data objects:
Property
Description
Name
The name of the topic or topic pattern of the Kafka data object.
Description
The description of the Kafka data object.
Native Name
The native name of Kafka data object.
Path Information
The type and name of the topic or topic pattern of the Kafka data object.

Column Properties

The following table describes the column properties that you configure for Kafka data objects:
Property
Description
Name
The name of the Kafka data object.
Native Name
The native name of the Kafka data object.
Type
The native data type of the Kafka data object.
Precision
The maximum number of significant digits for numeric data types, or the maximum number of characters for string data types.
Scale
The scale of the data type.
Description
The description of the Kafka data object.
Access Type
The type of access the port or column has.