Kafka | Apache Kafka | Apache Storm | Apache Flink
Apache Kafka is a distributed, scalable, and fault-tolerant stream processing platform.
It is used for building real-time data pipelines and streaming applications. Kafka can be used for a variety of use cases, including website activity tracking, metrics collection and monitoring, log aggregation, real-time analytics, and more.
Technologies associated with Kafka include Apache Storm and Apache Flink for real-time stream processing, Apache Zookeeper for Kafka cluster management, and Apache Avro for data serialization. Other tools that integrate with Kafka include Apache Spark for batch processing, Apache Hadoop for storage, and Apache Cassandra for scalable distributed databases.
BITS experts have used Kafka in a variety of projects. A selection of case studies and references can be found below.