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Scalable pricing for every budget

Set your data in motion with Confluent Cloud, available on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. Begin development with scale-to-zero Kafka pricing in Basic clusters and move to Standard or Dedicated as use cases evolve.

    • Single AZ Replication
    • Schema Registry
    • At-rest & in-transit data encryption, Kafka ACLs, SAML/SSO
    • End-to-end Kafka visualizations with Data Flow
    • Available add-ons:
      Managed Connectors
      Real-time stream processing
    • 1 task per Connector
    • First 10 partitions free
    • Up to 100MBps throughput
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    Standard

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    Everything in Basic, plus:

    • 99.95% Uptime SLA
    • Single & Multi AZ Replication
    • Infinite Storage (AWS)
    • Unlimited tasks per Connector
    • First 500 partitions free
  • Dedicated

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    Everything in Standard, plus:

    • Single-tenant environment with GBps scale
    • Private networking options with VPC/VNet Peering, AWS Transit Gateway, AWS PrivateLink, and AWS BYOK
    • Security options with AWS Customer Managed Keys (BYOK)
    • No charge for partitions
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Simple, transparent pricing for use cases large and small. New signups can save up to $200 off each of their first three Confluent Cloud monthly bills.

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New signups get up to $200 off each of their first 3 Confluent Cloud monthly bills.

Already running Kafka at higher throughput?

Learn how to lower your total cost of ownership (TCO) by up to 60%.

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*Monthly estimates based on 720 hours per month. Storage charges based on default topic replication factor of 3. Contact sales for more information.

Easy, line-by-line account management

Confluent Cloud’s Billing & Payment tools provide on-demand insights into your usage and make for simple, transparent, and informed management of your account.

Monthly bills are based upon resource consumption:

  • Kafka clusters are billed for Networking ($/GB), Storage ($/hour), and fixed costs including Partitions ($/hour).
  • Add-on use of Connectors is billed based upon throughput ($/GB) and a task base price for Dedicated clusters ($/task/hour).
  • Add-on use of stream processing with ksqlDB is billed based upon Confluent streaming units ($/unit/hour).
  • Add-on use of Audit Logs is billed based upon data read ($/GB)

Learn more about Confluent Cloud Billing.

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Cluster Details

Features

Pricing

Features

Basic

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Standard

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Dedicated

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Service
Uptime SLA
Single AZ clusters
Multi AZ clusters
 
99.5%99.95%99.95%
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Scale
Throughput limit
Storage limit
Partition limit
Auto data balancing
 
100MBps100MBpsUnlimited
Based on custom provisioning
5 TBInfinite Storage (AWS, Google CLoud) | 5 TB (Azure)Infinite Storage (AWS, Google Cloud) | 10 TB (Azure)
20482048Unlimited
Based on custom provisioning
Managed Components
Schema Registry
ksqlDB
Connectors
 
1 task limit per connector
Private Network Connectivity
VPC/Vnet Peering
AWS PrivateLink
Azure Private Link
AWS Transit Gateway
 
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Cloud Providers
AWS
Azure
GCP
 
Monitoring & Visibility
Data flow
Metrics API
 
Security
Data encryption
Kafka ACLs
SAML/SSO
Audit Logs
Customer managed keys (BYOK)
Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
 
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--AWS, Google Cloud
Compliance
SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3
ISO 27001
PCI
GDPR readiness
HIPAA readiness
 
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Basic

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Service
Uptime SLA
99.5%
Single AZ clusters
Multi AZ clusters
-
Scale
Throughput limit100MBps
Storage limit5 TB
Partition limit2048
Auto data balancing
Managed Components
Schema Registry
ksqlDB
Connectors
1 task limit per connector
Private Network Connectivity
VPC/Vnet Peering
-
AWS PrivateLink-
Azure Private Link-
AWS Transit Gateway-
Cloud Providers
AWS
Azure
GCP
Monitoring & Visibility
Data flow
Metrics API
Security
Data encryption
Kafka ACLs
SAML/SSO
Audit Logs-
Customer managed keys (BYOK)-
Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
Compliance
SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3
ISO 27001
PCI
GDPR readiness
HIPAA readiness-

Standard

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Service
Uptime SLA
99.95%
Single AZ clusters
Multi AZ clusters
Scale
Throughput limit100MBps
Storage limitInfinite Storage (AWS, Google CLoud) | 5 TB (Azure)
Partition limit2048
Auto data balancing
Managed Components
Schema Registry
ksqlDB
Connectors
Private Network Connectivity
VPC/Vnet Peering
-
AWS PrivateLink-
Azure Private Link-
AWS Transit Gateway-
Cloud Providers
AWS
Azure
GCP
Monitoring & Visibility
Data flow
Metrics API
Security
Data encryption
Kafka ACLs
SAML/SSO
Audit Logs
Customer managed keys (BYOK)-
Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
Compliance
SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3
ISO 27001
PCI
GDPR readiness
HIPAA readiness-

Dedicated

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Service
Uptime SLA
99.95%
Single AZ clusters
Multi AZ clusters
Scale
Throughput limitUnlimited
Based on custom provisioning
Storage limitInfinite Storage (AWS, Google Cloud) | 10 TB (Azure)
Partition limitUnlimited
Based on custom provisioning
Auto data balancing
Managed Components
Schema Registry
ksqlDB
Connectors
Private Network Connectivity
VPC/Vnet Peering
AWS PrivateLink
Azure Private Link
AWS Transit Gateway
Cloud Providers
AWS
Azure
GCP
Monitoring & Visibility
Data flow
Metrics API
Security
Data encryption
Kafka ACLs
SAML/SSO
Audit Logs
Customer managed keys (BYOK)AWS, Google Cloud
Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
Compliance
SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3
ISO 27001
PCI
GDPR readiness
HIPAA readiness

Pricing FAQ’s

How is my monthly bill calculated?

As part of our usage based pricing, Confluent Cloud monthly bills are based on your consumption of resources within your cloud organization.

How can I get Confluent discounts?

When you commit to an annual plan, you can get discounts based on your usage.

What are annual commitments?

Confluent Cloud offers the ability to make a commitment to a minimum amount of spend. This commitment gives you access to discounts and provides the flexibility to use this commitment across the entire Confluent Cloud stack, including any Kafka cluster type, ksqlDB, Connect and Support. With self-serve provisioning and expansion, you have the freedom to consume only what you need from a commitment at any point in time. For more information about annual commitments, contact us.

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