Apache Kafka Other Solutions Considered

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Michael Silvi
Senior Software Engineering Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The client evaluated alternatives before I arrived, but I was not there during the evaluation so I cannot comment. View full review »
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Sean Hickey
Solutions Architect at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
We looked at RabbitMQ and Spark Streaming. View full review »
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Kevin Quon
Technical Architect at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
We evaluated AWS Kinesis as well. View full review »
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Founder, CEO at a tech vendor with 1-10 employees
We unsuccessfully, and kind of foolishly, tried Apache Camel. They were not similar in services, so we moved to Kafka rightfully, and then to AWS cloud ultimately. View full review »
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Head of Engineering
We didn't evaluate other options, as we already had a positive experience across the team with Kafka. Everybody agreed to work with it. We were considering Kinesis too, since we were running on AWS. We preferred to opt for a tool with which people were more familiar. View full review »
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Ivan Dyachkov
Team Lead at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
We didn't evaluate any other options. View full review »
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Lead Engineer at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
We evaluated multiple options, such as ActiveMQ and RabbitMQ. We leaned towards this solution. View full review »
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Chandra Keerthy
Principal Software Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
We used Akka Streams for faster communication, but it would require additional configuration and setup for persistence. Kafka provides those by default. View full review »
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Dori Waldman
Big Data Lead at a marketing services firm with 51-200 employees
We did not evaluate other options as Apache Kafka is the standard. View full review »
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Jyothish Kalavoor Parambil
Hadoop Technical Lead (Assistant Consultant) at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
We did not look at anything else. At that time, this was already accepted by the industry for streaming data processing. View full review »
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Mehul Jani
Deputy General Manager, DevOps Manager at a tech services company
Before choosing this product, we did not evaluate other options. View full review »

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