Kafka vs NServiceBus: What are the differences?
What is Kafka? Distributed, fault tolerant, high throughput pub-sub messaging system. Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
What is NServiceBus? *Enterprise-grade scalability and reliability for your workflows and integrations *. Performance, scalability, pub/sub, reliable integration, workflow orchestration, and everything else you could possibly want in a service bus.
Kafka and NServiceBus can be primarily classified as "Message Queue" tools.
Kafka is an open source tool with 13.1K GitHub stars and 6.99K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Kafka's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Kafka has a broader approval, being mentioned in 691 company stacks & 2399 developers stacks; compared to NServiceBus, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.