Hey Mark,

This would help me a lot in building the flow. Thanks a bunch!!

Warm Regards,
Karthik R.

On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 3:11 PM, Mark Payne <marka...@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Karthik,
>
> I think what you want to be using here is PutSQL, rather than ExecuteSQL.
> ExecuteSQL
> is designed to perform a SELECT statement, whereas PutSQL would update a
> database.
>
> PutSQL expects the incoming FlowFile to contain the SQL to execute.
> So you could use ReplaceText with the 'Replacement Strategy' set to
> "Always Replace"
> and set the Replacement Value to whatever SQL you want to use. The
> ReplaceText processor
> supports the Expression Language, so you can reference whatever FlowFile
> attributes you would
> like to formulate the message.
>
> How to get information from the Kafka message into your FlowFile
> attributes depends on the type of
> data that you are pulling. If it is JSON, for instance, you could use
> EvaluateJsonPath to extract out
> particular pieces of information into FlowFile attributes.
>
> Does this help?
>
> Thanks
> -Mark
>
> On Sep 19, 2016, at 3:58 PM, Karthik Ramakrishnan <
> karthik.ramakrishna...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello All,
>
> I am currently developing an ETL pipeline and I am using Apache NiFi for
> this task. I would like to know if there is any processor that help with
> the following use case: I am consuming from Kafka and based on some
> attributes in the message then I am updating the database with the data. I
> have a GetKafka for getting the messages and a ExecuteSQL processor for
> updating the database.  I am stuck in finding a processor that reads the
> Kafka message and checks the attribute and then sends the data values to
> the executeSQL processor. Can someone help on this?
>
> Thanks!!
>
> --
> Thanks,
> *Karthik Ramakrishnan*
> *Data Services Intern*
> *Copart Inc.*
> *Dallas, TX*
> *Contact : +1 (469) 951-8854 <%2B1%20%28469%29%20951-8854>*
>
>
>


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Thanks,
*Karthik Ramakrishnan*
*Contact : +1 (469) 951-8854*

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