Apache Kafka is used for building real-time data pipelines and streaming apps. It is horizontally scalable, fault-tolerant, and incredibly fast. And when coupled with Heroku and MuleSoft, developers can easily publish and consume data without writing any code.
In this article, we’ll walk-through the process of configuring the MuleSoft Kafka connector to connect to Apache Kafka on Heroku through SSL. Using the MuleSoft Kafka Connector, developers can streamline business processes and move data between Kafka and enterprise applications and services.
Anypoint Platform offers a wide variety of Anypoint Connectors to facilitate easy integration with third-party applications. But what kinds of connectors are available in Anypoint Exchange and what are the most downloaded connectors for 2017?
Apache Kafka started at LinkedIn in 2010 as a simple messaging system to process massive real-time data, and now it handles 1.4 trillion messages per day at LinkedIn. According to Kafka Summit 2016, it has gained lots of adoption (2.2 million downloads in the last two years) in thousands of companies including Airbnb, Cisco, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Netflix, Salesforce, Twitter,
MuleSoft provides the most widely used integration platform for connecting any application, data source or API, whether in the cloud or on-premises. With Anypoint Platform®, MuleSoft delivers a complete integration experience built on proven open source technology, eliminating the pain and cost of point-to-point integration. Anypoint Platform includes CloudHub™ iPaaS, Mule ESB™, and a unified solution for API management™, design and publishing.