Yeah, those are all requests for additional features / version support.  I've been using kafka with structured streaming to do both ETL into partitioned parquet tables as well as streaming event time windowed aggregation for several weeks now.

On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 6:18 PM, Cody Koeninger <cody@koeninger.org> wrote:
Look at the resolved subtasks attached to that ticket you linked.
Some of them are unresolved, but basic functionality is there.

On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 7:37 PM, shyla deshpande
<deshpandeshyla@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Michael,
>
> Thanks for the reply.
>
> The following link says there is a open unresolved Jira for Structured
> streaming support for consuming from Kafka.
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SPARK-15406
>
> Appreciate your help.
>
> -Shyla
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 5:19 PM, Michael Armbrust <michael@databricks.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> I'm not aware of any open issues against the kafka source for structured
>> streaming.
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 4:45 PM, shyla deshpande <deshpandeshyla@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> I am building a data pipeline using Kafka, Spark streaming and Cassandra.
>>> Wondering if the issues with  Kafka source fixed in Spark 2.0.1. If not,
>>> please give me an update on when it may be fixed.
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> -Shyla
>>
>>
>