Store and forward with kafka

Store and forward is a technique normally applied in hardware-routing and networking to avoid package-loss. If we apply the same technique when sending records to kafka, we dont have to deal downtime of your kafka-cluster. Store and forward “Store and forward” is a technique used widely in telecommunications and in router technology. The idea is simple: when we want to send a packet, instead of sending it directly, the packet is stored in a cache or a local storage and sent to the network at a later point. [Read More]