MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka C#/.NET Applications

As of MapR 6.0.1/MEP5.0, you can create C#/.NET applications for MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka using the MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka C#/.NET client. The MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka C#/.NET client is a binding for librdkafka and the MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka C Client is a distribution of librdkafka that works with MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka.

Requirements

  • MapR Client on Windows 7 (or higher) x64 operating systems
  • MapR cluster version 6.0.1 or greater
  • Java 8 SDK and set Java HOME
  • MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka C Client (mapr-librdkafka 0.11.3)
  • MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka C#/.NET Client (mapr-streams-dotnet)
  • .NET SDK 4.5.x or 4.6.x or .NET Core SDK 1.1
  • nuget.exe

See Installing MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka C#/.NET Client for installation information.

General Information

When developing and running MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka C#/.NET applications, note the following points:
  • You can create producers and high-level consumers. Low-level consumers are not supported.
  • Consuming or producing topics in a Kafka cluster is not supported.
  • MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka offset values start at 1, not 0.
  • MapR security is supported including ACLs and ACEs for authorization. The unique Kafka security features that are part of Apache Kafka are not supported. See Security for more information about MapR security features.
  • User impersonation is not supported.