Message Queue for Apache Kafka is a distributed, high-throughput, and scalable message queue service provided by Alibaba Cloud. Message Queue for Apache Kafka is widely used in big data fields such as log collection, monitoring data aggregation, streaming data processing, and online and offline analysis. It has become an indispensable part of the big data ecosystem.

Benefits

Message Queue for Apache Kafka provides fully-managed services for open-source Apache Kafka, solving long-term shortcomings of open-source Apache Kafka. By using Message Queue for Apache Kafka, you can focus on business development, without paying attention to deployment and O&M. Message Queue for Apache Kafka improves your service scalability and reliability with lower service costs.

Application ecosystem

Message Queue for Apache Kafka has a rich application ecosystem in the following three fields:

  • Big data: Message Queue for Apache Kafka is widely used in fields such as website behavior analysis, log aggregation, application monitoring, streaming data processing, and online and offline data analysis.
  • Data integration: Message Queue for Apache Kafka supports importing messages to offline data warehouses such as MaxCompute, Object Storage Service (OSS), ApsaraDB for RDS, Hadoop, and HBase.
  • Stream computing integration: Message Queue for Apache Kafka integrates Realtime Compute, E-MapReduce, Spark, Storm, and other stream computing engines.
Note Message Queue for Apache Kafka's extended functions, such as MQTT Proxy, REST Proxy, and KSQL Proxy, are not in public review. They will be available for trial in the future.