Kinesis - does it work?


I am trouble finding out if druid will use Kinesis for the real time node. Or do I have to keep managing my own kafka cluster. It it works…where are the docs?


Hi David,

There is a community contributed Kinesis Tranquility adapter in the works here (not committed to master yet though):

At Imply we are also working on a Kinesis indexing service in the same style as the Kafka indexing service. We haven’t released it as part of our downloadable distribution yet, but it is available in preview form to Imply Cloud beta users (

Hello Gian,

Any idea, when will this be committed to master.



Hi Rahul,

I’m not sure, it is up to the original author of the patch whether or not he has time to finish working on it.