kafka-rest VS Apache Kafka

Compare kafka-rest vs Apache Kafka and see what are their differences.

Apache Kafka

Mirror of Apache Kafka (by apache)
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kafka-rest Apache Kafka
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2,026 23,595
1.7% 1.8%
9.1 9.9
3 days ago 4 days ago
Java Java
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later Apache License 2.0
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

Apache Kafka

Posts with mentions or reviews of Apache Kafka. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-11-10.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing kafka-rest and Apache Kafka you can also consider the following projects:

redpanda - Redpanda is a streaming data platform for developers. Kafka API compatible. 10x faster. No ZooKeeper. No JVM!

celery - Distributed Task Queue (development branch)

Apache ActiveMQ Artemis - Mirror of Apache ActiveMQ Artemis

jetstream - JetStream Utilities

NATS - High-Performance server for NATS.io, the cloud and edge native messaging system.

Apache Qpid - Mirror of Apache Qpid

Aeron - Efficient reliable UDP unicast, UDP multicast, and IPC message transport

Chronicle Queue - Micro second messaging that stores everything to disk

JBoss HornetQ - HornetQ is an open source project to build a multi-protocol, embeddable, very high performance, clustered, asynchronous messaging system.

Hermes - Fast and reliable message broker built on top of Kafka.

Apache Camel - Apache Camel is an open source integration framework that empowers you to quickly and easily integrate various systems consuming or producing data.

Sidekiq - Simple, efficient background processing for Ruby