Understand Apache Kafka and its advantages

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Users of modern-day cloud applications expect a real-time experience but how is this achieved?

Apache Kafka is the open-source streaming technology behind some of the most popular real-time, event-driven user experiences on the web, including AirBnB, Netflix, and Pinterest.

In the lightboard video below, Whitney Lee from IBM Cloud explains how the technology enables developers to make applications that utilize event streams to make high-performance applications:

Are you curious to learn more about Apache Kafka?

Then visit this page. Here you find detailed information on how Kafka works, use case examples, and how you can leverage other technologies in combination with Kafka. Furthermore, you can learn more about IBM Event Streams for IBM Cloud, which is a fully managed Kafka-as-a-Service event streaming platform that allows you to build event-driven applications in the IBM Cloud.

If you have any further questions or inquiries regarding your opportunities with Apache Kafka, then please do not hesitate to contact me at

If you didn’t read my last blog post on Virtual Machines and Containers, you can find it by following the link: The difference between VMs and Containers?

Advisory IT Architect

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