Consume from Kafka topics using Message Driven Beans

Thanks to the recently released Payara Kafka Connector, you can now consume messages from Kafka using Message Driven Beans!

Here is a Docker based example for trying it out. Quick overview

Refer to the README for how to run this



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2 Responses to Consume from Kafka topics using Message Driven Beans

  1. António Oliveira says:

    Hi there,

    I cant get kafka-jca-api-0.2.0-SNAPSHOT working on wildfly.
    I’m trying to reproduce the scenario without docker, but I’m getting this error:

    02:04:24,083 INFO [] (MSC service thread 1-2) WFLYSRV0208: Stopped subdeployment (runtime-name: MOM_KAFKA_MDB.jar) in 16ms
    02:04:24,085 INFO [] (MSC service thread 1-2) WFLYSRV0028: Stopped deployment MOM_KAFKA_MDB_EAR.ear (runtime-name: MOM_KAFKA_MDB_EAR.ear) in 18ms
    02:04:24,086 INFO [] (MSC service thread 1-2) WFLYSRV0027: Starting deployment of “MOM_KAFKA_MDB_EAR.ear” (runtime-name: “MOM_KAFKA_MDB_EAR.ear”)
    02:04:24,181 INFO [] (MSC service thread 1-5) WFLYSRV0207: Starting subdeployment (runtime-name: “MOM_KAFKA_MDB.jar”)
    02:04:24,230 ERROR [] (DeploymentScanner-threads – 2) WFLYCTL0013: Operation (“full-replace-deployment”) failed – address: ([]) – failure description: {“WFLYCTL0180: Services with missing/unavailable dependencies” => [“jboss.deployment.subunit.\”MOM_KAFKA_MDB_EAR.ear\”.\”MOM_KAFKA_MDB.jar\”.component.KafkaMDB.CREATE is missing [jboss.ra.\”kafka-rar-0.2.0-SNAPSHOT.jar\”]”]}
    02:04:24,256 INFO [] (DeploymentScanner-threads – 2) WFLYSRV0016: Replaced deployment “MOM_KAFKA_MDB_EAR.ear” with deployment “MOM_KAFKA_MDB_EAR.ear”
    02:04:24,257 INFO [] (DeploymentScanner-threads – 2) WFLYCTL0183: Service status report
    WFLYCTL0186: Services which failed to start: service jboss.deployment.unit.”MOM_KAFKA_MDB.jar”.POST_MODULE: org.jboss.msc.service.StartException in service jboss.deployment.unit.”MOM_KAFKA_MDB.jar”.POST_MODULE: WFLYSRV0153: Failed to process phase POST_MODULE of deployment “MOM_KAFKA_MDB.jar”
    service jboss.deployment.unit.”payara-kafka-mdb.war”.POST_MODULE: org.jboss.msc.service.StartException in service jboss.deployment.unit.”payara-kafka-mdb.war”.POST_MODULE: WFLYSRV0153: Failed to process phase POST_MODULE of deployment “payara-kafka-mdb.war”
    service jboss.ra.deployer.”kafka-rar-0.2.0-SNAPSHOT.rar”: org.jboss.msc.service.StartException in service jboss.ra.deployer.”kafka-rar-0.2.0-SNAPSHOT.rar”: WFLYJCA0046: Failed to start RA deployment [kafka-rar-0.2.0-SNAPSHOT.rar]

    How can I solve this situation.

    Thanks in advance.

    António Oliveira


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