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Download the complete platform and choose which features to deploy. Confluent Platform includes:

  • Apache Kafka
  • Community features: licensed free forever
  • Commercial features: free 30 day trial
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Version 5.1.1

What's Included?


Clients

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Supports Kafka integration using C/C++, Python, Go, and .NET

Control Center

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Delivers a comprehensive monitoring and management system for both developers and operations teams.

Connectors

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Offers connectors developed and supported by Confluent

Replicator

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Enables replication across data centers and public clouds for disaster recovery and distributed data pipelines.

KSQL

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Enables stream processing against Apache Kafka using SQL-like semantics

Auto Data Balancer

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Optimizes resource utilization through a rack-aware algorithm that rebalances partitions across a Kafka cluster.

Schema Registry

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Offers a central registry for the format of Kafka data to guarantee compatibility

Security Features

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Enable pass through client credentials from REST Proxy / Schema Registry to Kafka broker. Map AD/LDAP groups to Kafka ACLs.

REST Proxy

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Provides universal access to Kafka from any network connected device via HTTP

MQTT Proxy

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Provides access to Kafka from MQTT devices and gateways without the need for a MQTT broker in the middle.

Operator (coming soon)

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Automates provisioning and management of Confluent Platform as a cloud-native application on Kubernetes.

Platform Features

Confluent Platform complements Apache Kafka with community and commercially licensed features. All the features are optional and independently installable. Deploy Apache Kafka along with community features free forever, and try commercial features free for 30 days.

What We Offer


Apache Kafka as a Service

Unlimited Throughput

Confluent Platform Features

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KSQL, Connectors, Schema Registry currently available as self-managed components with Confluent Gold support i.e. compatible with Confluent Cloud and supported by Confluent, but deployed, upgraded and maintained by customer. Planned future availability as fully-managed service in Confluent Cloud

Infinite Retention

Uptime SLA (99.95%)

Confluent Gold Support

Enterprise-grade Security

Available in:

  • AWS
  • GCP
  • Azure (coming soon)

Sign up for Confluent Cloud Professional or compare plans:

  • Cloud Professional: 5 MB/s read and write, 30 day retention
  • Cloud Enterprise: 99.95% SLA, unlimited scale, Gold support

Questions or Looking for Enterprise Pricing?

Send us a quick message and someone from our team would be happy to reach out and answer any questions you have!

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sales@confluent.io

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Simple Pricing

  • No upfront cost
  • Only pay for what you use
  • Cancel anytime

Basic Cluster

Prices start here and you can cancel anytime. It's a no-brainer.

$0.55/hr

1 MB/s write throughput
1 MB/s read throughput
500GB storage

$0.68/hr

1 MB/s write throughput
1 MB/s read throughput
500GB storage

Expansion Options

Expand read, write or storage only as you need it. It's cost-effective and flexible.

+$0.11/hr

Per additional +1 MB/s write throughput
Up to 5 MB/s

+$0.11/hr

Per additional +1 MB/s read throughput
Up to 5 MB/s

+$0.00017/hr

Per additional +1 GB storage
Up to 5TB

+$0.14/hr

Per additional +1 MB/s write throughput
Up to 5 MB/s

+$0.14/hr

Per additional +1 MB/s read throughput
Up to 5 MB/s

+$0.00021/hr

Per additional +1 GB storage
Up to 5TB

$0.55/hr

Basic Cluster

1 MB/s write throughput
1 MB/s read throughput
500GB storage

See expansion options

+$0.11/hr

Per additional +1 MB/s
write throughput
Up to 5 MB/s

+$0.11/hr

Per additional +1 MB/s
read throughput
Up to 5 MB/s

+$0.00017/hr

Per additional +1 GB storage
Up to 5TB

$0.68/hr

Basic Cluster

1 MB/s write throughput
1 MB/s read throughput
500GB storage

+$0.14/hr

Per additional +1 MB/s
write throughput
Up to 5 MB/s

+$0.14/hr

Per additional +1 MB/s
read throughput
Up to 5 MB/s

+$0.00021/hr

Per additional +1 GB storage
Up to 5TB

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