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Product Updates (published 6/30/2021)

  • Set up real-time activity monitoring across your Confluent deployment
    Ensure ongoing security with real-time assessment of activity within Kafka topics and across your control plane including information about who tried to do what, when they tried, and whether or not the system gave permission to proceed. Audit Logs provide a simple means of tracking user/application resource access activity in order to identify potential anomalies and bad actors. Kafka authentication, management authorization, and Cluster RBAC events are captured within a new topic which you can consume in real time like any other Kafka topic and analyze/audit within your service of choice such as Splunk or Elastic. Audit Logs are available today within both Standard and Dedicated clusters and enabled by default.
  • Now GA: Datadog Metrics Sink Connector
    The Datadog Metrics Sink Connector is now generally available. With just a few simple clicks, you can now send your Kafka metrics to Datadog for easy access within your monitoring tool of choice. Some key features of the connector include at-least-once delivery guarantee, automatic topic creation, multiple data formats, and more. This fully managed connector eliminates the need for development and management of a custom integration for Datadog Metrics and thereby reduces the overall operational burden of accessing Kafka data on the platforms where you and your teams already work.

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Learning Events

  • Kafka Summit APAC: July 27 - 28, 2021 Register now
  • Kafka Summit Americas: September 14 - 15, 2021 Register now
  • Special Workshop: Build Event-Driven Microservices with Kafka, Kotlin, and Ktor Watch now
  • Workshop Series: Build Streaming Apps with ksqlDB RSVP here
  • Manufacturing Industry: Event Streaming Use Cases & Architectures in Manufacturing 4.0 Watch now

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