Typical microservices outbox pattern implementation requires developers to manually create the outbox event table and write the codes to send the data from the outbox table to the respective messaging platform. Debezium Outbox Event Router together with Outbox Quarkus Extension take cares of this and enforce a standard approach to do this with declarative implementation. This allows the developers to focus on business logic implementation and achieve faster application delivery.
Creating your own version of container image for Kafka Connect for OpenShift is pretty straightforward with simple few steps as outlined in this article.
In this article, we look at how to deploy Apache Kafka on Red Hat OpenShift 4, using reasonable sample microservice applications to showcase the endless possibility of innovation brought by OpenShift and Kafka.