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From Neha Narkhede <neha.narkh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Why Apache Kafka is bettern than any other Message System?
Date Thu, 31 Oct 2013 04:51:03 GMT
You can find Kafka use cases described here -
http://kafka.apache.org/documentation.html#uses

Also, the design document is a good read to understand why Kafka is more
efficient - http://kafka.apache.org/documentation.html#design

Thanks,
Neha


On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 8:24 PM, Philip O'Toole <philip@loggly.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 8:13 PM, Lee, Yeon Ok (이연옥) <yeonolee@ebay.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Hi, all.
> > I just got curiosity why Apache Kafka is better than any other Message
> > System in terms of throughput, and durability.
> >
>
> Because it's brilliant, that's why. :-)
>
>
> > What’s the fact to let Kafka have better performance?
> >
>
> Because it doesn't track consumer state, not in 0.72 anyway. And it makes
> very efficient use of disks.
>
>
> > I read some documents and researched, however, I am not quite sure about
> > that..
> > And Zookeeper in Apache Kafka seems like a SPOF, Doesn’t it?
> >
>
> Kafka can be configured to run without Zookeeper, if you are that
> concerned, at the cost of more rigid system.
>
>
> > How Kafka be implemented in real world web-site?
> >
>
> Depends what you want to do.  Whether you need to use it is the real
> question.
>
> Philip
>

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