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.
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.
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.
Does Waterstream require the Confluent Platform to work?
No, it can run with the standard Apache Kafka starting from version 0.10
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.
What is the license model for Waterstream?
Waterstream is released under commercial release. Contact us to know more.
Is Waterstream opensource?
No, it’s not opensource but we have other opensource projects, check https://simplematter.io.
Will you opensource Waterstream?
It’s not in our near future plans at the moment.