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Can You Use Kafka as a Database?

Source: NetApp
Release Date: Dec 7, 2023

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.
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