SAP Kafka Integration

Easily publish and subscribe to Kafka topics using SAP PO, CPI or Hana SDI using SAP Kafka Integration. Supercharge critical business processes with fast, scalable and fault-tolerant data exchange.

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SAP Kafka Integration

SAP Kafka Integration Streamline Workflows

Mass order processing

Subscribe to customer transactions (e.g. Ecommerce), generate orders in SAP and publish back order status.

Continuous fulfillment

Publish SAP deliveries and consume with your 3PL or warehouse management software.

Real-time intelligence

Stream events into SAP PI/PO or CPI, transform the data and publish for your BI tools to consume.


Publish or subscribe to unlimited topics

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Key capabilities for SAP Kafka

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  • Authenticate with Plain, Kerberos, SCRAM and two-say SSL.


  • Connect with Kafka APIs: Producer API, Consumer API, KSQL API
  • Support multiple data formats with schema registry: free text, Avro, protocol buffers, and Parquet.
  • Easily generate schemas to request and test payloads


  • Enable enhanced error handling - e.g. Dead-letter topic.

Supported platforms

  • All SAP Process Integration/Process Orchestration versions from 7.3 to 7.5.
  • Cloud Integration (part of SAP Integration Suite)

Use Cases

  • Efficient tracking of vehicle information for automotive retailers
  • Dynamic publishing of SAP master data (Customers, Materials, Equipments, etc.)
  • Timely dissemination of updates from SAP (Order Status, Deliveries, etc.)
  • Prompt updates of status back to SAP (Delivery Tracking Number, etc.)
  • Efficient tracking of vehicle information for automotive retailers
  • Seamless Broadcasting of SAP work orders to production plants 
  • Real-time equipment event monitoring for shipping containers

SAP Kafka Integration Demo

SAP Kafka Integration Flows


Publish events from SAP into Kafka topics.


Subscribe to Kafka topics and pull data into SAP.

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Master data sync

Update Customers, Accounts, Products or Price Books in real-time or via batch process.

Top 5 Features

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  • Support multiple authentication modes including Kerberos and two-say SSL.

Efficiency & Ease of Use

  • Support multiple data formats including free structure to structured formats (Avro, JSON, protocol buffers, and Parquet.
  • Content can be easily converted between XML and JSON formats
  • Communicate with Schema centralized place to work with specific schema version to serialize data. It is useful with structured data formats as user can easily maintain channel configuration between systems. It reduces effort to store schema in every channel.

Web-Based Workbench

  • Provide a easy way to test connection configuration before applying to real scenario.
  • Can be used as a connection storage and can be easily accessed to lookup for working connection entry to reduce scenario configuration effort.
  • Friendly UI with helpful tools.
    Can be used to verify the data on source/target broker instead of using 3rd-party software.
  • Zero effort to deploy and is frequently add features.
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Why Advantco vs. SAP Kafka Adapter

  • advantco
  • Sap
  • Support multiple authentication modes

  • Incl. 2-way SSL or Kerberos
  • Support multiple data formats

  • Avro, JSON, Protobuff and Parquet
  • Schema Registry integration
  • Content Conversion

  • Workbench and connection lookup



What is SAP Kafka Integration?

SAP Kafka Integration refers to the process of connecting SAP systems with Apache Kafka, a distributed event streaming platform. This integration allows seamless communication and data exchange between SAP applications and Kafka.

Why Integrate SAP with Kafka?

Integrating SAP with Kafka enables real-time data streaming and event-driven architecture, improving data processing, analytics, and communication between different systems.

Can Kafka connect to SAP HANA?
Yes, Kafka can connect to SAP HANA using Kafka Connect connectors. The Confluent Hub, which is a repository of Kafka connectors, provides a connector specifically designed for SAP HANA. This connector facilitates the integration between Apache Kafka and SAP HANA, allowing for the exchange of data between the two systems.
Which SAP Modules Support Kafka Integration?
Integration capabilities may vary across SAP modules. Commonly integrated modules include SAP ECC (ERP Central Component), SAP S/4HANA, and SAP BW (Business Warehouse).
How Does SAP Kafka Integration Work?
SAP Kafka Integration typically involves configuring SAP systems to produce or consume Kafka messages. This is achieved through SAP connectors and Kafka producers/consumers.
What Are the Key Benefits of SAP Kafka Integration?
Benefits include real-time data processing, improved data accuracy, enhanced analytics, and support for event-driven architectures.