What is Kapacitor?
It is a native data processing engine for InfluxDB 1.x and is an integrated component in the InfluxDB 2.0 platform. It can process both stream and batch data from InfluxDB, acting on this data in real-time via its programming language TICKscript.
Kapacitor is a tool in the Stream Processing category of a tech stack.
Who uses Kapacitor?
8 companies reportedly use Kapacitor in their tech stacks, including Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Kanteronstack, and Veris.
29 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Kapacitor.
- can process both stream and batch data
- acting on data in real-time
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