Gets the list of topics available from a Kafka broker.

Gets the list of topics available from a Kafka broker.


KafkaListTopics(USING PARAMETERS brokers='hostname:port[,hostname2:port2...]'
                                 [, kafka_conf='kafka_configuration_setting']
                                 [, timeout=timeout_sec])
The host name and port number of the broker to query for a topic list. You can supply more than one broker as a comma-separated list. However, the returned list will only contains the topics served by the last broker in the list.

A JSON string of property/value pairs to pass directly to the rdkafka, the library that Vertica uses to communicate with Kafka. This parameter directly sets global configuration properties that are not available through the Vertica integration with Kafka.

For details, see Directly setting Kafka library options.


Conceals sensitive configuration data that you must pass directly to the rdkafka library, such as passwords. This parameter accepts settings in the same format as kafka_conf.

Values passed to this parameter are not logged or stored in system tables.


Integer number of seconds to wait for a response from the Kafka cluster.


=> SELECT KafkaListTopics(USING PARAMETERS brokers='kafka1-01.example.com:9092')
          OVER ();
         topic         | num_partitions
 test                  |              1
 iot_data              |              1
 __consumer_offsets    |             50
 vertica_notifications |              1
 web_hits              |              1
(5 rows)