Kafka and Spark Streaming don't do the same thing. Kafka stores and transports data, Spark Streaming runs computations on a stream of data. Neither is itself a streaming platform in its entirety.

It's kind of like asking whether you should build a website using just MySQL, or nginx.


On 9 Mar 2017, at 20:37, Gaurav1809 <gauravhpandya@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All, Would you please let me know which streaming platform is best. Be it
server log processing, social media feeds ot any such streaming data. I want
to know the comparison between Kafka & Spark Streaming.