Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK) is a fully managed service that enables you to build and run applications that use Apache Kafka to process streaming data. Amazon MSK provides the control-plane operations, such as those for creating, updating, and deleting clusters.
Confluent Platform is the complete streaming platform for large-scale distributed environments. Unlike a traditional messaging system or stream processing API, Confluent Enterprise enables all of your interfaces to the world to be connected to and make decisions with all of your internal systems in real time.
Confluent and partner vendors offer tested and secure connectors for many popular data systems. Connectors make it quick and easy to start setting up reliable data pipelines.
Our connectors are all fully integrated with the platform, namely the schema registry.
Amazon MSK is ranked 9th in Streaming Analytics while Confluent is ranked 7th in Streaming Analytics. Amazon MSK is rated 0.0, while Confluent is rated 0.0. On the other hand, Amazon MSK is most compared with Amazon Kinesis, Azure Stream Analytics, Apache Flink, Google Cloud Dataflow and Apache Spark Streaming, whereas Confluent is most compared with IBM Streams, Databricks, PubSub+ Event Broker, Cloudera DataFlow and Amazon Kinesis.
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