Can You Use Kafka as a Database?
Kafka: A Data Store with Some Database-like Properties
Database technology is absolutely critical for business success. While not commonly thought of as a database, Apache Kafka, the open source stream-processing software platform, has many unique properties commonly associated with a database that can absolutely fill the need for storing data, including the scalability, reliability, and performance. Download this white paper to learn more about:
- What Kafka functions allow it to work as a database in some situations
- Where Kafka is a good fit as a data store technology
- Which issues to address when using Kafka in this manner
- How teaming with a technology partner can help make Kafka enterprise-ready.