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Processing Streaming Twitter Data using Kafka and Spark - The Plan

What is Apache Kafka?

Apache Kafka is a publish/subscribe messaging system. It is often described as a “distributed commit log” or more recently as a “distributed streaming platform.” Since being created and open sourced by LinkedIn in 2011, Kafka has quickly evolved from messaging queue to a full-fledged streaming platform