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Apache Kafka® re-engineered for the Cloud

Confluent Cloud

Keep your focus on building real-time apps with a simple, scalable, resilient, and secure fully-managed event streaming platform available on AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.

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Our cloud-native service helps you harness the full power of Apache Kafka without any of the management headaches. With no infrastructure to provision, monitor or manage you get a truly serverless experience and can start streaming on the latest stable version of Apache Kafka within minutes of signing up. Plus, as your use cases grow you can easily add more resources with elastically scalable, self-serve clusters that can handle up to GBps throughput.

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Do more with your data

Confluent Cloud provides a complete event streaming platform that helps enterprises transform Kafka into a central nervous system for all events and quickly build real-time, event-driven applications. With fully-managed ksqlDB and Connectors you can easily build stream processing apps using a lightweight SQL syntax and quickly connect Kafka across your critical sources and sinks.

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Democratize access to your events

You can write to Kafka in pretty much any language of your choosing, including Java, C, Python, Node.js, Ruby, and more using our client libraries. On top of that, you can ensure backwards and forwards data compatibility with Confluent Cloud's Schema Registry.

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# Kafka
bootstrap.servers={{ CLUSTER ADDRESS }}
security.protocol=SASL_SSL
sasl.jaas.config=org.apache.kafka.common.security.plain.PlainLoginModule required
username="{{ CLUSTER_API_KEY }}" password="{{ CLUSTER_API_SECRET }}";
ssl.endpoint.identification.algorithm=https
sasl.mechanism=PLAIN
# Confluent Cloud Schema Registry
schema.registry.url=https://{{ SR_ENDPOINT }}
basic.auth.credentials.source=USER_INFO
schema.registry.basic.auth.user.info={{ SR_API_KEY }}:{{ SR_API_SECRET }}
# Kafka
bootstrap.servers={{ CLUSTER ADDRESS }}
security.protocol=SASL_SSL
sasl.mechanisms=SASL_SSL
sasl.username={{ CLUSTER_API_KEY }}
sasl.password={{ CLUSTER_API_SECRET }}
# Kafka
bootstrap.servers={{ CLUSTER ADDRESS }}
security.protocol=SASL_SSL
sasl.mechanisms=PLAIN
sasl.username={{ CLUSTER_API_KEY }}
sasl.password={{ CLUSTER_API_SECRET }}
# Confluent Cloud Schema Registry
schema.registry.url=https://{{ SR_ENDPOINT }}
basic.auth.credentials.source=USER_INFO
schema.registry.basic.auth.user.info={{ SR_API_KEY }}:{{ SR_API_SECRET }}
# Kafka
bootstrap.servers={{ CLUSTER ADDRESS }}
security.protocol=SASL_SSL
sasl.mechanisms=SASL_SSL
sasl.username={{ CLUSTER_API_KEY }}
sasl.password={{ CLUSTER_API_SECRET }}
# Kafka
bootstrap.servers={{ CLUSTER ADDRESS }}
security.protocol=SASL_SSL
sasl.mechanisms=SASL_SSL
sasl.username={{ CLUSTER_API_KEY }}
sasl.password={{ CLUSTER_API_SECRET }}
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Estimate your monthly usage

Mix and match across our entire Confluent Cloud portfolio to take advantage of the right resources for your use cases while only paying for what you use. You can start small with scale-to-zero pricing for Basic clusters and add Standard or Dedicated clusters as your needs evolve.

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Base Cost
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Write
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Read
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Storage*
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Partitions
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Total
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Get up to $200 off on each of your first 3 Confluent Cloud monthly bills.

*Monthly estimates based on 730 hours per month. Storage charges based on default topic replication factor of 3. Contact sales for more information.
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