An introduction to Reactor Kafka

In An introduction to Apache Kafka we looked at Apache Kafka, a distributed streaming platform. This time we’ll be looking at Reactor Kafka, a library that enables the creation of Reactive Streams from Project Reactor to Kafka Topics and the other way around. Our sample applications We’ll be using two small sample applications, Paymentprocessor Gateway, and PaymentValidator. The code … Continue reading "An introduction to Reactor Kafka"

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An introduction to Apache Kafka

The Reactive Manifesto states that responsive systems are resilient and elastic. One way to achieve this, is having our applications deployed multiple times next to each other. In case one instance goes down, there will be other ones to take up its task, adding more resilience to the system. In case more processing power is … Continue reading "An introduction to Apache Kafka"

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