Apache Kafka Gains Adoption as Streaming Data Grows

High-profile tech companies like LinkedIn, Netflix, Uber, and others proved the business case for combining Kafka, streaming data, data pipelines, and business analytics. In 2015, using Kafka event-streaming was still a new approach to computing that made it easier to “ingest” large volumes of data from data lakes. That allowed customers to blend enterprise applications with the cloud’s scale-out, distributed computing and microservices.