What Apache Kafka is not?

Mariusz Strzelecki

Apache Kafka is one of the most popular streaming platforms nowadays, used very actively by such big companies as Uber, Netflix, Spotify, LinkedIn, Airbnb and Allegro. It’s a very powerful and flexible system, although it is very basic and easy to understand in nature.

I will take you to a journey of creating message broker from scratch. We will start with something simple, but together with increasing requirements, we will focus on reliability, high availability and ease of use for messages producers and consumers. Will we end with Kafka-like platform or not? Join me to find out ;-)