Apache Kafka is a message broker service similar to ActiveMQ and RabbitMQ. Message broker services allow you to read and write streams of data. It’s a highly scalable system which can be distributed, replicated safely in a highly tolerant cluster. Here’s the article to help you install Kafka on the Ubuntu server.
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Zypper is package and patch management tool in Suse Linux systems. You can install and remove packages, get a list of installed packages, and search for packages in the repository. Zypper also checks for dependencies. It’s similar to yum or apt-get in other Linux distros. Here’s the article of 12 useful zypper commands.
Opera 51 is 38% faster than Firefox 58. This is based on performance benchmarks performed on Apple’s Web Speedometer 2.0 browser kit. The other week, Firefox boasted a speed improvement over Chrome browsers. Opera has a market share of only 1.59% according to the site netmarketshare.com. Chrome browsers dominate market at 60%. Firefox and IE are competing for 2nd place each at around 11-12% market share.