Apache Kafka on Heroku vs CloudKarafka: What are the differences?
What is Apache Kafka on Heroku? Streaming data service optimized for developers. Apache Kafka is a distributed commit log for fast, fault-tolerant communication between producers and consumers using message based topics. Kafka provides the messaging backbone for building a new generation of distributed applications capable of handling billions of events and millions of transactions.
What is 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.
Apache Kafka on Heroku and CloudKarafka can be primarily classified as "Kafka as a Service" tools.