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"Apache Kafka is open-source and can be used free of charge.""Kafka is open-source and it is cheaper than any other product.""Kafka is more reasonably priced than IBM MQ.""The solution is open source; it's free to use.""Apache Kafka is an open-source solution and there are no fees, but there are fees associated with confluence, which are based on subscription.""The solution is free, it is open-source.""Apache Kafka is free."

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Top Answer: What is the OLAP that you are using? Hosted in Cloud or on-premise?  The target DB should have its tool to extract data.
Top Answer: The solution is very easy to set up.
Top Answer: Apache Kafka is OpenSource, you can set it up in your own Kubernetes cluster or subscribe to Kafka providers online as a service.
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Apache Kafka is a distributed streaming platform, with the following capabilities:

  • It lets you publish and subscribe to streams of records. In this respect it is similar to a message queue or enterprise messaging system.
  • It lets you store streams of records in a fault-tolerant way.
  • It lets you process streams of records as they occur.

Apache Kafka gets used for two broad classes of application:

  • Building real-time streaming data pipelines that reliably get data between systems or applications.
  • Building real-time streaming applications that transform or react to the streams of data.

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Manufacturing Company21%
Financial Services Firm14%
Computer Software Company14%
Computer Software Company26%
Financial Services Firm19%
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Insurance Company4%
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Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise60%
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Apache Kafka is ranked 2nd in Message Queue (MQ) Software with 18 reviews while PubSub+ Event Portal is ranked 16th in Message Queue (MQ) Software. Apache Kafka is rated 7.8, while PubSub+ Event Portal is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Apache Kafka writes "Open source, granular message retention options, and good third party support". On the other hand, Apache Kafka is most compared with IBM MQ, ActiveMQ, PubSub+ Event Broker, Red Hat AMQ and Amazon SQS, whereas PubSub+ Event Portal is most compared with .

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