What is Kafka Connect? What are the different scenarios in which Kafka Connect can be used?

Kafka Connect is typically used for data ingestion from Kafka to other systems and from other systems to Kafka at scale, ensuring security.
It can be used in the following scenarios:

  • When integrating Kafka with well-known systems such as Twitter and databases
  • When the data volume and velocity is high
  • When you need to have a secure system
  • When you need to quickly define the connectors