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Data Stream

What is a data stream, how it is different from message stream

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Hi Leena,

Lots of times, message stream and data stream are used synonymously.  A data stream is usually little packets of data formatted in some way.  They might be very small sensor readings of a single value or they could be larger chunks of data–in the case of Kinesis, up to 1MB is size.  You can think of these as messages too.  I guess Kinesis Data Stream sounds better than Kinesis Message Stream.

–Scott

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