Transmits messages you need to process to the components that follow in the Job you are designing.
tKafkaInput is a generic message broker that transmits messages to the Job that runs transformations over these messages.
For more technologies supported by Talend, see Talend components.
Depending on the Talend product you are using, this component can be used in one, some or all of the following Job frameworks:
Standard: see tKafkaInput Standard properties.
Spark Streaming: see tKafkaInput properties for Apache Spark Streaming.
Storm: see tKafkaInput Storm properties (deprecated).