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Postgres CDC

This code sample demonstrates how to capture changes to a Postgres database table (using CDC) and publish the change events to a Kafka topic.

How to run

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Clicking Deploy on the Sample, deploys a pre-built container in Quix. Complete the environment variables to configure the container.

Clicking Edit code on the Sample, forks the project to your own Git repo so you can customize it before deploying.

Environment variables

The code sample uses the following environment variables:

  • output: Name of the output topic to write into.
  • PG_HOST: The IP address or fully qualified domain name of your server.
  • PG_PORT: The Port number to use for communication with the server.
  • PG_DATABASE: The name of the database for CDC.
  • PG_USER: The username of the sink should use to interact with the database.
  • PG_PASSWORD: The password for the user configured above.
  • PG_SCHEMA: The name of the schema for CDC.
  • PG_TABLE: The name of the table for CDC.

Requirements / Prerequisites

  • A Postgres Database.
  • Set wal_level = logical in postgresql.conf.


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Open source

This project is open source under the Apache 2.0 license and available in our GitHub repo.

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