We data folks live in exciting times. As we saw at the Strata + Hadoop show in San Jose, open source developers continue to deliver new ways to analyze high volumes of fast-moving data.
One of the hottest, Apache Kafka, can feed data from thousands of applications to emerging platforms like HBase and Cassandra. Enterprises can use Kafka message brokers to tap real-time data streams from myriad sources to address a range of use cases.
Author: Kevin Petrie