Apache Kafka: Self-Manage or Managed Service?

Managing Apache Kafka can be a pain, especially as your data needs grow. This guide explores 5 crucial questions data platform teams should consider when choosing between self-managed and fully-managed Kafka solutions.

You'll learn:

  • The key differences between self-managed and fully-managed Kafka.
  • How to choose the best deployment option for your cloud environment.
  • How to avoid hidden costs and optimize resource utilization.
  • Insights into achieving high availability and minimizing downtime.
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