Getting Started

Make all of your data available as realtime streams and focus more time on
deriving business value from your data.

Download the Confluent Platform

Current release:
Confluent Platform version 3.0.0 - Release Notes

Includes all the elements of Apache Kafka v0.10, plus:

  • Kafka Connect
  • Kafka Streams
  • Confluent Control Center
  • Schema Registry
  • Additional Clients & Connectors
  • REST Proxy

Get up and running with the full Confluent Platform quickly on a single server or a massive cluster. The fastest way is to install using either the ZIP or TAR archives. Read more about what's included in Confluent Platform.