An output produces and publishes streams towards a Kafka topic or a data consumer. A data consumer is the opposite of a data producer. It consumes the data produced from an output in Panopticon Streams and publishes the data to a data source.
The most common approach is to publish the data to a Kafka topic which eventually can be consumed or used by the Panopticon Designer (Desktop), Panopticon Visualization Server, or other platforms that support Kafka.
Currently, Panopticon Streams supports publishing of the output data to the following data sources:
q Kx kdb+