(Q.1) What is Apache Kafka?
Apache Kafka is a publish-subscribe open source message broker application. This messaging application was coded in “Scala”. Basically, this project was started by the Apache software. Kafka’s design pattern is mainly based on the transactional logs design.
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(Q.2) Enlist the several components in Kafka.
The most important elements of Kafka are:
- Topic – Kafka Topic is the bunch or a collection of messages.
- Producer – In Kafka, Producers issue communications as well as publishes messages to a Kafka topic.
- Consumer – Kafka Consumers subscribes to a topic(s) and also reads and processes messages from the topic(s).