We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"MSK has a private network that's an out-of-box feature."
"The most valuable feature is real-time streaming."
"There are a lot of options in Spring Cloud. It's flexible in terms of how we can use it. It's a full infrastructure."
"It should be more flexible, integration-wise."
"Some of the features, like the monitoring tools, are not very mature and are still evolving."
"The configurations could be better. Some configurations are a little bit time-consuming in terms of trying to understand using the Spring Cloud documentation."
"This is an open-source product that can be used free of charge."
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.
Spring Cloud Data Flow is a toolkit for building data integration and real-time data processing pipelines.
Pipelines consist of Spring Boot apps, built using the Spring Cloud Stream or Spring Cloud Task microservice frameworks. This makes Spring Cloud Data Flow suitable for a range of data processing use cases, from import/export to event streaming and predictive analytics. Use Spring Cloud Data Flow to connect your Enterprise to the Internet of Anything—mobile devices, sensors, wearables, automobiles, and more.
Amazon MSK is ranked 8th in Streaming Analytics with 1 review while Spring Cloud Data Flow is ranked 7th in Streaming Analytics with 2 reviews. Amazon MSK is rated 8.0, while Spring Cloud Data Flow is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Amazon MSK writes "Allows you to build and run applications easily". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Spring Cloud Data Flow writes "Good logging mechanisms, a strong infrastructure and pretty scalable". Amazon MSK is most compared with Confluent, Amazon Kinesis, Azure Stream Analytics, Google Cloud Dataflow and Apache Flink, whereas Spring Cloud Data Flow is most compared with Apache Flink, TIBCO BusinessWorks, Cloudera DataFlow, Mule Anypoint Platform and Apache Spark Streaming.
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