Terminology for Aiven for Apache Kafka® MirrorMaker 2¶
- Cluster alias
The name alias defined in MirrorMaker 2 for a certain Apache Kafka® source or target cluster.
- Replication flow
The flow of data between two Apache Kafka® clusters (called source and target) executed by Apache Kafka® MirrorMaker 2. One Apache Kafka® MirrorMaker 2 service can execute multiple replication flows.
- Remote topics
Topics replicated by MirrorMaker 2 from a source Apache Kafka® cluster to a target Apache Kafka® cluster. There is only one source topic for each remote topic. Remote topics refer to the source cluster by the topic name prefix: