[vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” full_height=”yes” columns_placement=”top” content_placement=”top” bg_type=”bg_color” bg_color_value=”#ffffff”][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”Is Waterstream a sink or source Kafka connector?”]Waterstream is not a source neither a sink connector. Watestream is more like a MQTT proxy for Kafka, thus it does not require to Kafka connect to work.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How Waterstream differs from the Confluent MQTT Proxy?”]Confluent MQTT Proxy is similar to Waterstream. But unlike MQTT Proxy, Waterstream supports bidirectional communication and persists MQTT session. [/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How Waterstream differs from the MQTT Kafka connector?”]Compared to the MQTT Kafka connector, Waterstream allows simpler architectures. It doesn’t need a separately deployed, external MQTT broker because Waterstream itself its a MQTT broker that uses Kafka as persistence layer.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Does Waterstream require the Confluent Platform to work?”]No, it can run with the standard Apache Kafka starting from version 0.10[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What does it mean that Waterstream is a Confluent Verified Integration?”]That means that Confluent¬†engineers assessed that Waterstream can operate together with the Confluent platform and meets standard quality and functionality requirements.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What is the license model for Waterstream?”]Waterstream is released under commercial release. Contact us to know more.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Is Waterstream opensource?”]No, it’s not opensource but we have other opensource projects, check https://simplematter.io.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Will you opensource Waterstream?”]It’s not in our near future plans at the moment.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row]