Asynchronous Data Stream Ingestion in Distributed Cloud Infrastructure

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Volume-72 Issue-1
Year of Publication : 2024
Authors : Vinay Gupta
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V72I1P102

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Vinay Gupta, "Asynchronous Data Stream Ingestion in Distributed Cloud Infrastructure," International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology, vol. 72, no. 1, pp. 8-11, 2024. Crossref,

Businesses use cloud infrastructure to boost performance and cut costs, making it a crucial engine for today’s agile software ecosystem. Given the staggering amount of data generated daily, businesses have started offloading most of their data onto the cloud. However, cloud providers need to catch up in meeting the exponential volume of incoming data, pushing cloud providers to come up with innovative solutions to scale ingestion effectively. This paper discusses one innovative solution for scaling the ingestion of asynchronous data streams using distributed Kafka-based ingestion. I will highlight the relevant components of a Kafka cluster, what is a bottleneck in naïve data ingestion, and how Kafka can scale ingested data streams to billions per day. I will also discuss how Kafka clusters are used in distributed cloud infrastructure and why asynchronous data is a good candidate for Kafka-based ingestion. Kafka has significantly increased the scale of data streams a public cloud provider can ingest.

Apache Kafka, Asynchronous data streams, Cloud infrastructure, Distributed messaging queues.


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