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Apache Pulsar

Distributed solution providing messaging and queuing for streaming data

What is Apache Pulsar?

Apache Pulsar is a distributed messaging solution developed and released to open source at Yahoo. Pulsar supports both pub-sub messaging and queuing in a platform designed for performance, scalability, and ease of development and operation.
Apache Pulsar is a tool in the Message Queue category of a tech stack.
Apache Pulsar is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Apache Pulsar's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Apache Pulsar?

Companies
12 companies reportedly use Apache Pulsar in their tech stacks, including MercadoLibre, Avito, and Dibstack.

Developers
94 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Apache Pulsar.
Pros of Apache Pulsar
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Simple
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Scalable
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High-throughput
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Geo-replication
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Multi-tenancy
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Pulsar Functions
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Secure
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Stream SQL
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Horizontally scaleable
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Easy to deploy
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Fast

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Apache Pulsar's Features

  • Unified model supporting pub-sub messaging and queuing
  • Easy scalability to millions of topics
  • Native multi-datacenter replication
  • Multi-language client API
  • Guaranteed data durability
  • Scalable distributed storage leveraging Apache BookKeeper

Apache Pulsar Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Apache Pulsar?
Kafka
Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
RabbitMQ
RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
NATS
Unlike traditional enterprise messaging systems, NATS has an always-on dial tone that does whatever it takes to remain available. This forms a great base for building modern, reliable, and scalable cloud and distributed systems.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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