What are Kafka Tools?

A lot of businesses are adopting Apache Kafka as they are aware of the great benefits it brings to the business. In this post, we will go one step ahead, explaining what Kafka tools are. For first-time readers, Kafka is a publish-subscribe messaging system that enables users to send messages between applications, processes, and servers.…

How do you manage Kafka?

Kafka is the game-changer for data-driven organizations. The data streaming platform has surged in popularity due to its speed, scalability, and fault-tolerance. However, it’s a mistake to assume that the clusters of brokers will not be plagued by problems when it’s deployed. Why You Need To Manage Kafka When Is Up And Running In an…

What Are Real-Time Data Services?

At the highest level, the winner of a sprint is often decided by mere milliseconds. In today’s business environment, the slight difference in the availability of data can give you an edge over others.. Real-time data services are increasingly important to ensure a business stays competitive amidst the influx of information. Real-Time Data Services Explained …

Kafka Monitoring: Using Metrics to monitor your Empire

By Jimmy Kusters   Kafka Monitoring: Using Metrics to monitor your Empire What Kafka is has been further detailed in previous articles, but suffice to say that Apache Kafka is a “fault-tolerant event streaming platform”. It aims at reliability, scalability and high throughput, which performs well while being able to handle outages to a certain…

Top Things to Know About Real-Time Data Processing

Top things to know about real-time data processing Today, the most important asset of a business is data. To keep pace with modern technology, a business needs to keep up to date with data in real-time. Any business can use the updated data to collect information and sell their products if and only if, their…

Examples of Kafka architecture solutions

Examples of Kafka architecture solutions The term ‘big data’ is no longer a buzzword, but a common reality of processing massive streams of data in modern businesses. Traditional approaches to making sense of immense data-driven events are no longer efficient, which lead to the birth of Apache Kafka in 2010.  What Is Kafka The Apache…

Why should you Deploy Kafka Clusters on Kubernetes?

Why should you Deploy Kafka Clusters on Kubernetes Apache Kafka is a popular open-source tool for message streaming. It can be used to store and process huge amounts of data and can allow applications to utilise streams of data in real-time. Kafka is typically used together with Apache Zookeeper to create scalable and fault-tolerant clusters…

What Is Apache Software?

Kafka Software Spark, Hadoop, Python, Tensorflow – an increasing number of software, frameworks, and platforms are emerging to help businesses get control over their huge volumes of data, and this can be overwhelming.  Kafka software rises, amid the others, as a specifically designed software for speedy, real-time data processing making AI and Big Data possible. …

What Is Data Governance And Why Does It Matter?

What Is Data Governance And Why Does It Matter? If there's something in business that you really want to do is being fast at processing data/orders. But sometimes this should not be the priority, because being fast is not necessarily a synonym of efficiency." Or something different but still more specific. In terms of SEO…

What are Data Governance Tools?

Data Governance Tools In any business-grade Kafka deployment and configuration, you must develop a solid governance framework to guarantee the security of private and confidential data as well as who is dealing with data and what types of operations are carried out on that data. Furthermore, governance framework determines who can access what kind of…

What is Apache Kafka?

What is Apache Kafka? Thousands of businesses are built on Kafka, and for good reasons. Kafka is a scalable, community distributed event streaming platform and publish-subscribe messaging system. Kafka is used to develop distributed applications and facilitate web-scale internet businesses like Twitter, LinkedIn etc. Being scalable, it is not only used by Internet unicorns, but…

Real-time Financial Alerts at Rabobank with Apache Kafka’s Streams API

Real-time Financial Alerts at Rabobank with Apache Kafka’s Streams API This article, written bij Axual founder Jeroen van Disseldorp, discusses the use of Apache Kafka’s Streams API for sending out alerts to customers of Rabobank. Rabobank is based in the Netherlands with over 900 locations worldwide, 48,000 employees, and €681B in assets. It is a bank by…