InfluxDB and Kafka: How InfluxData Uses Kafka in Production

Anais Dotis
Aug 19 · 6 min read

What is a WAL?

InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 and the problem Kafka solves — changes from 1.x to 2.0

What makes Kafka a good solution for InfluxDB Cloud 2.0?

The InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 storage tier architecture

A summary of the advantages of using Kafka as a sophisticated WAL

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