Event streaming can be thought of as flipping the flow of requests in the opposite direction. Instead of a standard call-response cadence to communicate with each other, services simply emit an “event”—any significant change-of-state—that is open for any interested services to consume. Some frameworks like Spring Cloud Stream ease the integration with these messaging services.
Which is better RabbitMQ or Kafka? This article will outline the functionality offered by both messaging systems and help you make an informed decision when choosing a platform.