Cory G Watson

NAME

Kafka::Client - Client for LinkedIn's Kafka

WARNING

This module is almost completely untested, save that it actually gets messages to send to Kafka. It cannot consume and might set things on fire. It might not be encoded correctly. Patches are welcome!!!

DESCRIPTION

Kafka::Client is a client for LinkedIn's <Kafka|http://sna-projects.com/kafka/>. It was pretty much translated directly from kafka.py that is included in the kafka source code.

SYNOPSIS

  use Kafka::Client;

  my $kafka = Kafka::Client->new( host => '127.0.0.1' );

  my @messages = ( 'One', 'Two', 'Three' );
  my $topic = 'test';

  $kafka->send( \@messages, $topic );

ATTRIBUTES

host

The host to which we are connecting.

port

The port to which we are connecting. Defaults to 9092.

METHODS

send ($messags, $topic, $parition)

Send one (or many!) messages to a specitic topic.

encode_message

Encodes a message, using the following format:

MAGIC_BYTE: char
CRC32: int
PAYLOAD: bytes

encode_produce_request

AUTHOR

Cory G Watson, <gphat at cpan.org>

CONTRIBUTORS

J. Shirley

COPYRIGHT & LICENSE

Copyright 2011 Magazines.com, LLC

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of either: the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; or the Artistic License.

See http://dev.perl.org/licenses/ for more information.