Confluent Cloud

Apache Kafka
re-engineered for the cloud

Start at less than $50 / month. See Pricing

Scale with cloud-native agility
  • Scale elastically between 0 - 100 MBps
  • No need to size or provision clusters
  • Pay only for what you actually stream
  • Start streaming in minutes
Run mission-critical enterprise apps
  • Guarantee 99.95% uptime SLA
  • Scale to 10s of GBps with planned capacity
  • Achieve sub 30 ms latency at scale
  • Enterprise-grade security & compliance
Do more with
Apache Kafka
  • Ensure data compatibility with fully-managed Schema Registry
  • Real-time processing with fully-managed KSQL
  • Integrate all your systems quickly with Kafka connectors
Stream across hybrid and multi-clouds
  • Build a persistent bridge from on-premises to cloud with hybrid Kafka service
  • Stream across public clouds for multi-cloud data pipelines

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Simple Pricing

  • Only pay for what you use
  • No minimum fees
  • No upfront cost
  • No termination fees

Consumption metrics

Data in

$ / GB write

$0.11

$0.13

Data out

$ / GB read

$0.11

$0.13

Data retained

$ / GB-month

$0.10

$0.10

Prices vary by cloud region

Pricing Example 01

In June, you stream data in and data out at a rate of 75kB/sec with a 7-day retention policy. It is in Google Cloud region us-east1.

Data in charges:

0.075MB/sec x 86,400 sec/day x 1GB/1000MB x 30 days --> 194GB x $0.11/GB = $21.34

Data out charges:

0.075MB/sec x 86,400 sec/day x 1GB/1000MB x 30 days --> 194GB x $0.11/GB = $21.34

Data retained charges:

0.075MB/sec x 86,400 sec/day x 1GB/1000MB x 7 days --> 45GB x $0.10/GB-month = $4.50

Total bill for June:

$21.34 + $21.34 + $4.50 = $47.18

Pricing Example 02

In June, you stream data in and data out at a rate of 1MB/sec with a 7-day retention policy. It is in Google Cloud region us-east1.

Data in charges:

1MB/sec x 86,400 sec/day x 1GB/1000MB x 30 days --> 2,592GB x $0.11/GB = $285.12

Data out charges:

1MB/sec x 86,400 sec/day x 1GB/1000MB x 30 days --> 2,592GB x $0.11/GB = $285.12

Data retained charges:

1MB/sec x 86,400 sec/day x 1GB/1000MB x 7 days --> 605GB x $0.10/GB-month = $60.50

Total bill for June:

$285.12 + $285.12 + $60.50 = $630.74

Consumption metrics

Data in

Starting $ / GB write

$0.11

Data out

Starting $ / GB read

$0.11

Data retained

Starting $ / GB-months

$0.10

Prices vary by Cloud Region

Consumption metrics

Data in

Starting $ / GB write

$0.13

Data out

Starting $ / GB read

$0.13

Data retained

Starting $ / GB-months

$0.10

Prices vary by Cloud Region

Pricing Example

In January, you have a single cluster running in Google Cloud region us-east1 (South Carolina). Your usage pattern is as shown below:

Data in charges:

200GB x $0.11/GB = $22.00

Data out charges:

200GB x $0.11/GB = $22.00

Data retained charges:

50GB x $0.10/GB-month = $5.00

Total bill for January:

$22.00 + $22.00 + $5.00 = $49.00

Pricing Example 2

In January, you have a single cluster running in Google Cloud region us-east1 (South Carolina). Your usage pattern is as shown below:

Data in charges:

1MB/sec x 86,400 sec/day x 1GB/1000MB x 30 days = 2,592GB x $0.11/GB = $285.12

Data out charges:

1MB/sec x 86,400 sec/day x 1GB/1000MB x 30 days = 2,592GB x $0.11/GB = $285.12

Data retained charges:

1MB/sec x 86,400 sec/day x 1GB/1000MB x 7 days = 605 GB x $0.10/GB-month = $60.50

Total bill for January:

$285.12 + $285.12 + $60.50 = $630.74

A plan for mission-critical apps

  • Unlimited data throughput and retention
  • Enterprise level security & compliance
  • 99.95% uptime SLA
  • Multi AZ option
  • 60 minute response SLA for P1 issues
  • VPC peering option
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Simple Pricing

  • Only pay for what you use
  • No minimum fees
  • No upfront cost
  • No termination fees

Consumption metrics

Data in

Starting $ / GB write

$0.11

$0.13

Data out

Starting $ / GB read

$0.11

$0.13

Data retained

Starting $ / GB-months

$0.10

$0.10

Pricing Example

In January, you have a single cluster running in Google Cloud region us-east1 (South Carolina). Your usage pattern is as shown below:

Jan 1 - Jan 15

Jan 16 - Jan 31

Total data in

300 GB

500 GB

Total data out

300 GB

1000 GB

Data stored

50 GB-hour

120 GB-hour

Data in charges:

(300 GB + 500 GB) x $0.11/GB

= $88.00

Data Out charges:

(300 GB + 1000 GB) x $0.11/GB

= $143.00

Total data stored in GB-hr:

(50 GB x 15 days x 24 hrs/day)

+ (120 GB x 16 days x 24 hrs/day)

= 64,080 GB-hr

Convert GB-hr to GB-month:

64,080 GB-hr / 24 hrs / 31 days

= 86.13 GB-month

Data storage charges:

86.13 GB-months x $0.10/GB-month

= $8.61

Total bill for January:

$239.61


Pricing Example

In January, you have a single cluster running in Google Cloud region us-east1 (South Carolina). Monthly summary for read/write of 1MBps shown below:

January

Total data in

2700 GB

Total data out

2700 GB

Data stored

500 GB-hour

Data in charges:

2700 GB x $0.11/GB

= $297.00

Data out charges:

2700 GB x $0.11/GB

= $297.00

Data storage charges:

500 GB-months x $0.10/GB-month

= $50.00

Total bill for January:

$644.00

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