Top New Features for May-June 2020:

  1. Flat and Nested Avro Support
  2. Kafka Support


Flat and Nested Avro Support

Two Receivers have been added to GenRocket to support the generation of flat and nested Avro test data. 

  • AvroFileReceiver - Writes Domain Attribute values into an Avro file format. This Receiver may be used with any Domain to generate a Flat Avro file with the desired number of records and data. 

    To learn more about the Receiver and its Parameters, click here. To view a walk through for generated a Flat Avro file, click here

  • AvroSegmentMergeReceiver - Merges different segments created by the SegmentDataCreatorReceiver to generate complex nested Avro output. 

    To learn more about this Receiver and its Parameters, click here. To view a walk through for generating a nested Avro file, click here


Kafka Support

Two Receivers have been added to GenRocket to support the Kafka Messaging file format. 

  • KafkaInsertReceiver - Sends the generated test data to the Kafka Broker and upon receiving a response, stores the response payload to a file. To learn more about this Receiver, click here.

  • KafkaDirectoryReceiver - Sends the data from one or more files from one or more directories to Kafka Broker and upon receiving a response, stores the response payload to a file. To learn more about this Receiver, click here.


GenRocket Receiver Parameter Updates

A new parameter has been added to the following GenRocket Receiver: 

  • RESTDirectoryV2Receiver - The configTag parameter defines a tag that needs to be matched from the list of configurations defined in the file. For more information, click here.