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Flyway vs Kafka Manager: What are the differences?

Developers describe Flyway as "Database Migrations Made Easy". Easy to setup, simple to master. Flyway lets you regain control of your database migrations with pleasure and plain sql. Solves only one problem and solves it well. Flyway migrates your database, so you don't have to worry about it anymore. On the other hand, Kafka Manager is detailed as "A tool for managing Apache Kafka, developed by Yahoo". This interface makes it easier to identify topics which are unevenly distributed across the cluster or have partition leaders unevenly distributed across the cluster. It supports management of multiple clusters, preferred replica election, replica re-assignment, and topic creation. It is also great for getting a quick bird’s eye view of the cluster.

Flyway and Kafka Manager are primarily classified as "Database" and "Message Queue" tools respectively.

Some of the features offered by Flyway are:

  • Supported databases: Oracle, SQL Server, SQL Azure, DB2, DB2 z/OS, MySQL, MariaDB, Google Cloud SQL, PostgreSQL, Redshift, Vertica, H2, Hsql, Derby, SQLite
  • Supported build tools: Maven, Gradle, Ant and SBT
  • Works on: Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, Java and Android

On the other hand, Kafka Manager provides the following key features:

  • Manage multiple clusters
  • Easy inspection of cluster state (topics, brokers, replica distribution, partition distribution)
  • Run preferred replica election

Flyway and Kafka Manager are both open source tools. Kafka Manager with 7.45K GitHub stars and 1.82K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Flyway with 4.16K GitHub stars and 904 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Flyway has a broader approval, being mentioned in 14 company stacks & 19 developers stacks; compared to Kafka Manager, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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Pros of Flyway
Pros of Kafka Manager
  • 13
    Superb tool, easy to configure and use
  • 9
    Very easy to config, great support on plain sql scripts
  • 6
    Is fantastic and easy to install even with complex DB
  • 4
    Simple and intuitive
  • 1
    Easy tool to implement incremental migration
  • 1
    Better Insights for Kafka cluster

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Cons of Flyway
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  • 3
    "Undo Migrations" requires pro version, very expensive
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    What is Flyway?

    It lets you regain control of your database migrations with pleasure and plain sql. Solves only one problem and solves it well. It migrates your database, so you don't have to worry about it anymore.

    What is Kafka Manager?

    This interface makes it easier to identify topics which are unevenly distributed across the cluster or have partition leaders unevenly distributed across the cluster. It supports management of multiple clusters, preferred replica election, replica re-assignment, and topic creation. It is also great for getting a quick bird’s eye view of the cluster.

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