PowerExchange for Kafka installs with Informatica services.
If you upgrade from a previous version, you must register the PowerExchange for Kafka plug-in with the PowerCenter repository.
To import the schema of Kafka topic in JSON or Avro format, apply the Informatica EBF-16426 at
to PowerCenter Client from the following location:
For more information, contact Informatica Global Customer Support.
Ensure that you install the Apache Kafka cluster and the Informatica Services in different nodes.
Effective in version 10.5.3, the Informatica installer doesn't include Hadoop or Databricks integration packages in the installer files. You can choose the packages that you want and install them along with Informatica installer or later through the Integration Package Manager. You can install the packages when you install, upgrade, or apply the hotfix to Informatica services and the Informatica clients.
For more information, see the Informatica installation guides.
You can choose to install any of the following distributions for PowerExchange for Kafka:
Cloudera Data Platform (CDP)
To know about the available versions of the above mentioned distributions, see the
Product Availability Matrix
related to the Informatica version.