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Re: Questions on Kafka

For the comparison btw Kafka and Kestrel, please see the previous

Kafka doesn't implement JMS. So depending on your use case, you may or may
not be able to use Kafka to replace JMS. The main advantages of Kafka are:
(1) distributed support and (2) good throughput.



On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 3:53 AM, Atin Sood <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hey
> I am totally new to Kafka and evaluating it for some of our use cases.
> After going through the docs I still have some questions:
> -- What exactly is the difference between Kafka and Kestrel. And what are
> the use cases that are best tailored by each
> -- Can I use Kafka as a substitute for JMS. What are the areas/features
> that Kafka will not have compared to a standard JMS server
> -- Can some one point me to a tutorial/resource on sending json over Kafka
> using python. I have tried writing one myself by trying to convert json
> into bson and sending it to kafka but I am not sure if I have the consumer
> written right as I am not able to convert BSON back to JSON.
> Regards