Confluent Cloud

Apache Kafka
re-engineered for the cloud

Receive up to $50 USD off your bill each calendar month for the first three months.

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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
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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
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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
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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

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Data in

$ / GB write

$0.11

$0.13

$0.22

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Data out

$ / GB read

$0.11

$0.13

$0.24

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Data retained

$ / GB-month

$0.10

$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 50kB/sec with a 7-day retention policy. The cluster is in Google Cloud region us-east1

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Data in charges:

0.05MB/sec x 86,400 sec/day x 30 days x 1GB/1000MB --> 130GB x $0.11/GB = $14.30

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Data out charges:

0.05MB/sec x 86,400 sec/day x 30 days x 1GB/1000MB --> 130GB x $0.11/GB = $14.30

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Data retained charges:

0.05MB/sec x 86,400 sec/day x 7 days x replication (3) x 1GB/1000MB --> 90GB x $0.10/GB-month = $9.00

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Total bill for June:

$14.30 + $14.30 + $9.00 = $37.60

Pricing Example 02

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

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Data in charges:

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

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Data out charges:

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

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Data retained charges:

1MB/sec x 86,400 sec/day x 7 days x replication (3) x 1GB/1000MB --> 1815GB x $0.10/GB-month = $181.50

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Total bill for June:

$285.12 + $285.12 + $181.50 = $751.74

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Consumption metrics

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Data in

Starting $ / GB write

$0.11

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Data out

Starting $ / GB read

$0.11

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Data retained

Starting $ / GB-months

$0.10

Prices vary based on the performance and cost of the underlying cloud provider and cloud region.

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Consumption metrics

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Data in

Starting $ / GB write

$0.13

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Data out

Starting $ / GB read

$0.13

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Data retained

Starting $ / GB-months

$0.10

Prices vary based on the performance and cost of the underlying cloud provider and cloud region.

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Consumption metrics

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Data in

Starting $ / GB write

$0.22

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Data out

Starting $ / GB read

$0.24

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Data retained

Starting $ / GB-months

$0.10

Prices vary based on the performance and cost of the underlying cloud provider and 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:

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Data in charges:

200GB x $0.11/GB = $22.00

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Data out charges:

200GB x $0.11/GB = $22.00

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Data retained charges:

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

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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:

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Data in charges:

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

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Data out charges:

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

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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

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Total bill for January:

$285.12 + $285.12 + $60.50 = $630.74

Ready for mission-critical apps

  • Unlimited data throughput and retention
  • Enterprise level security & compliance
  • 99.95% uptime SLA
  • VPC peering option
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