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What is Apache Kafka on Heroku?

Apache Kafka is a distributed commit log for fast, fault-tolerant communication between producers and consumers using message based topics. Kafka provides the messaging backbone for building a new generation of distributed applications capable of handling billions of events and millions of transactions.
Apache Kafka on Heroku is a tool in the Kafka as a Service category of a tech stack.

Who uses Apache Kafka on Heroku?

Companies
4 companies reportedly use Apache Kafka on Heroku in their tech stacks, including technology, HolidayCheck, and Flair (formarly Stride).

Developers
36 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Apache Kafka on Heroku.

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Decisions about Apache Kafka on Heroku

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Apache Kafka on Heroku in their tech stack.

Priit Kaasik
Engineering Lead at Katana MRP · | 1 upvote · 2.5K views

Katana has grown 4x during 2020 and our #saas needed better decoupling and scaling of #Microservices on Heroku . Apache Kafka on Heroku won over Amazon Managed Streaming for Kafka because of the better fit with Heroku

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Apache Kafka on Heroku Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Apache Kafka on Heroku?
Confluent
It is a data streaming platform based on Apache Kafka: a full-scale streaming platform, capable of not only publish-and-subscribe, but also the storage and processing of data within the stream
Amazon Managed Streaming for Kafka
With Amazon MSK, you can use Apache Kafka APIs to populate data lakes, stream changes to and from databases, and power machine learning and analytics applications. Amazon Managed Streaming for Kafka makes it easy for you to build and run production applications on Apache Kafka without needing Apache Kafka infrastructure management expertise.
Aiven for Apache Kafka
It is a fully managed streaming platform, deployable in the cloud of your choice. Snap it into your existing workflows with the click of a button, automate away the mundane tasks, and focus on building your core apps.
Dattell Managed Streaming for Kafka
It is a fully managed, high-throughput, distributed messaging system built on your cloud instances or on-prem servers. Our Managed Kafka solution is reliable with 99.99% uptime guaranteed, fault-tolerant, and ensures resilient message collection and processing, while allowing you to retain full authority over your data.
CloudKarafka
CloudKarafka automates every part of setup, running and scaling of Apache Kafka. CloudKarafka offers hosted publish-subscribe messaging systems in the cloud. With the ease of CloudKarafka you have a fully managed Kafka cluster up and running within two minutes, including a managed internal Zookeeper cluster on all nodes.
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