Why do you need a connector?
To recap, connectors are services which run in the Event Collection Tier. The Event Collection Tier will always be close to the data source and will be deployed in your local environment (either in the cloud or on-prem).
Q-Sensei Logs and Docker
Q-Sensei Logs connector services run in docker containers. Thus they can be deployed easily and consistently, regardless of the target environment, i.e. on-prem, cloud or even a local machine.
Learn how to setup a connector for Apache Kafka.