Deploying microservices in a distributed environment can present a number of challenges, chief among them being the challenge of getting chatty microservices to communicate effectively. Using messaging to enable communication between microservices, however, can help you overcome these challenges and provide several key benefits.
There is some functional overlap between Solace and Kafka, but if you look at the underlying architecture and operational characteristics of the two tools you’ll realize they solve different problems in very different – and frequently complementary – ways. Here are a few ways Solace and Kafka can complement each other in the enterprise ecosystem, which is now easier than ever thanks to our new Kafka Connectors.
On November 6th Ventana Research awarded our Solace PubSub+ event broker with their 2018 Digital Innovation Award, which recognizes the technology that best exemplifies innovation in the technologies that support big data, business analytics, business collaboration, cloud computing, IoT, machine learning, mobile technology, social media or wearable computing.