Kafka vs. Sparrow



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Description

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 Sparrow?

Sparrow keeps messages in memory, but persists them to disk, using Sqlite, when the queue is shutdown.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Kafka?
Why do you like Kafka?

Why do developers choose Sparrow?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Kafka?
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What are the cons of using Sparrow?
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Companies

What companies use Kafka?
524 companies on StackShare use Kafka
What companies use Sparrow?
0 companies on StackShare use Sparrow

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kafka?
26 tools on StackShare integrate with Kafka
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Kafka and Sparrow?

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

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