Kafka is a powerful messaging system written in scala and java. It can distribute the data across different clusters in real time. Kafka’s high-throughput, low-latency platform for handling real-time data feeds are unmatched in modern technologies. It can massively scale as message queue and distribute. Kafka connect and provide real time data steaming for both data customers and providers.
Its storage layer is essentially a “massively scalable pub/sub message queue architected as a distributed transaction log, “making it highly valuable for enterprise infrastructures to process streaming data. Additionally, Kafka connects to external systems (for data from social media, files import/export) via out of the box Kafka Connect and provides Kafka.