You can create multiple consumer groups when you use the change tracking feature. Consumers in different consumer groups can track data changes from the same data source. This way, consumer groups allow you to reduce change tracking costs.

Limits

  • You can create a maximum of 20 consumer groups in a change tracking instance to achieve repeated data consumption.
  • You can create only a single consumer in each consumer group.

Procedure

  1. Go to the Change Tracking page of the new DTS console.
  2. In the upper-left corner of the page, select the region where the change tracking instance resides.
    Select a region
  3. Find the change tracking instance and click the instance ID.
  4. In the left-side navigation pane, click Consume Data.
  5. On the Consume Data page, click Add Consumer Group in the upper-left corner.
  6. In the Add Consumer Group dialog box, set parameters for the consumer group.
    Consumer Group Name
    Parameter Description
    Consumer Group Name Enter a new name for the consumer group. We recommend that you use a descriptive name that makes it easy to identify the consumer group.
    Account Enter the username of the consumer group.
    • A username can contain one or more of the following character types: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, digits, and underscores (_).
    • A username cannot exceed 16 characters in length.
    Password Enter the password that corresponds to the username of the consumer group.
    • A password must contain at least two of the following character types: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, digits, and special characters.
    • A password must be 8 to 32 characters in length.
    Confirm Password Enter the password again.
  7. Click OK.

What to do next

After you create consumer groups, choose one of the following methods based on the client type to consume the tracked data: