If you’re just getting started with Apache Kafka, you know that there’s a lot to learn and watch out for. What is Kafka used for? How do I get the most out of it? These may be just a few of the questions running through your mind, and trying to search online for the answers can get overwhelming. We’ve done the research for you and put the answers here for easy access. Keep reading to find what it’s used for and what you should watch out for when using Kafka.
What is Kafka?
Apache Kafka is an open-source stream-processing software platform created by LinkedIn and currently developed by the Apache Software Foundation. Applicat