Kafka vs. Kestrel vs. simplehttp



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What is Kafka?

Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.

What is Kestrel?

Kestrel is based on Blaine Cook's "starling" simple, distributed message queue, with added features and bulletproofing, as well as the scalability offered by actors and the JVM.

What is simplehttp?

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Why do developers choose Kafka?
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Why do developers choose Kestrel?
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Why do developers choose simplehttp?
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What are the cons of using Kafka?
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What are the cons of using Kestrel?
No Cons submitted yet for Kestrel
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What are the cons of using simplehttp?
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How much does Kafka cost?
How much does Kestrel cost?
How much does simplehttp cost?
What companies use Kafka?
599 companies on StackShare use Kafka
What companies use Kestrel?
4 companies on StackShare use Kestrel
What companies use simplehttp?
0 companies on StackShare use simplehttp
What tools integrate with Kafka?
26 tools on StackShare integrate with Kafka
No integrations listed yet
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Kafka, Kestrel, and simplehttp?

  • RabbitMQ - RabbitMQ is a messaging broker - an intermediary for messaging
  • Amazon SQS - Fully managed message queuing service
  • Celery - Distributed task queue
  • ActiveMQ - A message broker written in Java together with a full JMS client

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