Kafka

What is Kafka?

Kafka is an open source software platform developed using Scala & Java. It is used for real-time streams of data, to collect big data, or to do real-time analysis. Used with in-memory microservices to provide durability and it can be used to feed events to CEP(Complex event streaming systems).

Port numbers used by Kafka: 9092 by default

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Zoo keeper

What is zookeeper? An open source Apache project which works on a simple client-server model. Where clients are nodes(machines) that make use of the services and where servers are the nodes that provides the services.

Ports used by Zookeeper: 2181 | 2888 | 3888

Note: Kafka will not work, until zookeeper is installed under Kafka directory

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