Amazon Managed Streaming for Kafka vs CloudKarafka: What are the differences?
Amazon Managed Streaming for Kafka: Fully managed, highly available, and secure Apache Kafka service. With Amazon MSK, you can use Apache Kafka APIs to populate data lakes, stream changes to and from databases, and power machine learning and analytics applications. Amazon Managed Streaming for Kafka makes it easy for you to build and run production applications on Apache Kafka without needing Apache Kafka infrastructure management expertise; CloudKarafka: Message streaming as a service powered by Apache Kafka. CloudKarafka automates every part of setup, running and scaling of Apache Kafka. CloudKarafka offers hosted publish-subscribe messaging systems in the cloud. With the ease of CloudKarafka you have a fully managed Kafka cluster up and running within two minutes, including a managed internal Zookeeper cluster on all nodes.
Amazon Managed Streaming for Kafka and CloudKarafka belong to "Kafka as a Service" category of the tech stack.