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Apache NiFi

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Apache NiFi vs KSQL: What are the differences?

Apache NiFi: A reliable system to process and distribute data. An easy to use, powerful, and reliable system to process and distribute data. It supports powerful and scalable directed graphs of data routing, transformation, and system mediation logic; KSQL: Open Source Streaming SQL for Apache Kafka. KSQL is an open source streaming SQL engine for Apache Kafka. It provides a simple and completely interactive SQL interface for stream processing on Kafka; no need to write code in a programming language such as Java or Python. KSQL is open-source (Apache 2.0 licensed), distributed, scalable, reliable, and real-time.

Apache NiFi and KSQL belong to "Stream Processing" category of the tech stack.

KSQL is an open source tool with 2.37K GitHub stars and 493 GitHub forks. Here's a link to KSQL's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Apache NiFi
Pros of KSQL
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    Visual Data Flows using Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAGs)
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    Free (Open Source)
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    Simple-to-use
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    Reactive with back-pressure
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    Scalable horizontally as well as vertically
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    Fast prototyping
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    Bi-directional channels
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    Data provenance
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    Built-in graphical user interface
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    End-to-end security between all nodes
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    Can handle messages up to gigabytes in size
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    Hbase support
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    Kudu support
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    Hive support
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    Slack integration
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    Support for custom Processor in Java
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    Lot of articles
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    Lots of documentation
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    Streamprocessing on Kafka
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    SQL syntax with windowing functions over streams
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    Easy transistion for SQL Devs

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Cons of Apache NiFi
Cons of KSQL
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    HA support is not full fledge
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    Memory-intensive
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    What is Apache NiFi?

    An easy to use, powerful, and reliable system to process and distribute data. It supports powerful and scalable directed graphs of data routing, transformation, and system mediation logic.

    What is KSQL?

    KSQL is an open source streaming SQL engine for Apache Kafka. It provides a simple and completely interactive SQL interface for stream processing on Kafka; no need to write code in a programming language such as Java or Python. KSQL is open-source (Apache 2.0 licensed), distributed, scalable, reliable, and real-time.

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    What are some alternatives to Apache NiFi and KSQL?
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    Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
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    Apache Spark
    Spark is a fast and general processing engine compatible with Hadoop data. It can run in Hadoop clusters through YARN or Spark's standalone mode, and it can process data in HDFS, HBase, Cassandra, Hive, and any Hadoop InputFormat. It is designed to perform both batch processing (similar to MapReduce) and new workloads like streaming, interactive queries, and machine learning.
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