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Difference between Apache Kafka and Flume

Mahesh Parahar
Updated on 27-Jan-2020 10:52:32
Kafka and Flume both are used for real time event processing system. They both are developed by Apache. Kafka is a publish-subscribe model messaging system. It can be used to communicate between publisher and subscriber using topic. One of the best features of Kafka is, it is highly available and resilient to node failures and supports automatic recovery.On the other hand, flume is mainly designed for Hadoop and it is a part of Hadoop ecosystem. It is used to collect data from different sources and transfer data to the centralized data store. Flume was mainly designed in order to collect ... Read More