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Top Answer: MSK has a private network that's an out-of-box feature.
Top Answer: MSK should be easier to integrate with other solutions. It should be more flexible, integration-wise. MSK has a private network that's an out-of-the-box feature. For our case, we needed something… more »
Top Answer: Behind the scenes, we use Kafka. We tried using MSK to collect old data surrounding inventory from e-commerce websites, for example.
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7th
out of 32 in Streaming Analytics
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out of 32 in Streaming Analytics
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2,354
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Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka
IBM InfoSphere Streams
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Overview

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.

IBM Streams is an advanced analytic platform that allows user-developed applications to quickly ingest, analyze and correlate information as it arrives from thousands of data stream sources. The solution can handle very high data throughput rates, up to millions of events or messages per second. Streams helps you analyze data in motion, simplify development of streaming applications, and extend the value of existing systems.
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Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Globo TV, All England Lawn Tennis Club, CenterPoint Energy, Consolidated Communications Holdings, Darwin Ecosystem, Emory University Hospital, ICICI Securities, Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), Living Roads, Mobileum, Optibus, Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP), University of Alberta, University of Montana, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Wimbledon 2015
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Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider17%
Media Company17%
Financial Services Firm9%
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Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm12%
Retailer7%
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Amazon MSK is ranked 7th in Streaming Analytics with 1 review while IBM Streams is ranked 11th in Streaming Analytics. Amazon MSK is rated 8.0, while IBM Streams is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Amazon MSK writes "Allows you to build and run applications easily". On the other hand, Amazon MSK is most compared with Confluent, Amazon Kinesis, Azure Stream Analytics, Google Cloud Dataflow and Apache Flink, whereas IBM Streams is most compared with Confluent, Apache NiFi, Apache Spark, Amazon Kinesis and Azure Stream Analytics.

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