We have data on 20,577 companies that use Apache Kafka. The companies using Apache Kafka are most often found in United States and in the Computer Software industry. Apache Kafka is most often used by companies with 50-200 employees and 1M-10M dollars in revenue. Our data for Apache Kafka usage goes back as far as 5 years and 5 months.
We use the best indexing techniques combined with advanced data science to monitor the market share of over 15,000 technology products, including Enterprise Application Integration. By scanning billions of public documents, we are able to collect deep insights on every company, with over 100 data fields per company at an average. In the Enterprise Application Integration category, Apache Kafka has a market share of about 19.3%. Other major and competing products in this category include:
Apache Kafka is an open-source stream processing platform developed by the Apache Software Foundation written in Scala and Java. The project aims to provide a unified, high-throughput, low-latency platform for handling real-time data feeds. Its storage layer is essentially a "massively scalable pub/sub message queue architected as a distributed transaction log," making it highly valuable for enterprise infrastructures to process streaming data. Additionally, Kafka connects to external systems (for data import/export) via Kafka Connect and provides Kafka Streams, a Java stream processing library.
Looking at Apache Kafka customers by industry, we find that Computer Software (33%) and Information Technology and Services (16%) are the largest segments.
57% of Apache Kafka customers are in United States, 7% are in United Kingdom and 5% are in India.
Of all the customers that are using Apache Kafka, 34% are small (<50 employees), 45% are medium-sized and 22% are large (>1000 employees).
Of all the customers that are using Apache Kafka, a majority (64%) are small (<$50M), 21% are large (>$1000M) and 9% are medium-sized.