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amqp vs kafka: What are the differences?

Developers describe amqp as "Low-level AMQP client for Python". Low-level AMQP client for Python (fork of amqplib). On the other hand, kafka is detailed as "Pure Python client for Apache Kafka". Pure Python client for Apache Kafka.

amqp and kafka belong to "PyPI Packages" category of the tech stack.

amqp and kafka are both open source tools. It seems that kafka with 4.23K GitHub stars and 1.13K forks on GitHub has more adoption than amqp with 249 GitHub stars and 176 GitHub forks.

amqp Stats
  • Dependent Packages Counts - 28
kafka Stats
  • Dependent Packages Counts - 17
amqp Release info
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kafka Release info
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What is amqp?

Low-level AMQP client for Python (fork of amqplib).

What is kafka?

Pure Python client for Apache Kafka.

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