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Event streaming platform powered by Apache Kafka - new signups get up to $200/month off their bill for the first 3 months

  • Elastic scaling between 0-100MBps
  • 24x7 expert Kafka support available
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Confluent Platform

Self-managed software

Event streaming platform that enhances Apache Kafka with community and commercially licensed features.

  • Development and connectivity tools
  • Deployment and operations automation
  • Real-time stream processing and materialized views
  • Enterprise-grade security and compliance
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Self-managed software

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Open SourceCommunity
Apache Kafka 2.5
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Distributed event streaming platform capable of handling trillions of events a day.

Connectors
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Offers community connectors developed and supported by Confluent.

Kafka Streams
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Offers a simple library that enables streaming application development within the Kafka framework.

ksqlDB
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Build event streaming applications that use stream processing with a lightweight SQL syntax.

Kafka Connect
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Delivers an advanced API for connecting external sources and destinations into Kafka.

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

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

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

CommercialFree forever on a single kafka broker
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The software will allow unlimited-time usage of commercial features on a single Kafka broker. Upon adding a second broker, a 30-day timer will automatically start on commercial features, which cannot be reset by moving back to one broker

Free 30 day trial on unlimited Kafka brokers
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After the 30 day trial expires on commercial features, you may continue to run Apache Kafka and any community feature in perpetuity, without any impact to your data. If you wish to license commercial features beyond the 30 day trial, contact Confluent to discuss a license subscription

Support 24x7x365*
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The software will allow unlimited-time usage of commercial features on a single Kafka broker. Upon adding a second broker, a 30-day timer will automatically start on commercial features, which cannot be reset by moving back to one broker

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

Connectors
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Offers commercial connectors developed and supported by Confluent

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.

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

Role-Based Access Control
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Centrally manage access to critical resources across the entire platform with fine-tuned authorization granularity

Multi-Region Clusters
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Run a single Kafka cluster across multiple datacenters and protect against disasters with automated client failover

Structured Audit Logs
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Trace user actions in a set of dedicated Kafka topics to detect abnormal behaviour and security threats

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

Secret Protection
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Encrypt sensitive information (e.g. passwords) within configuration files to avoid exposing secrets

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

Schema Validation
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Ensure data compatibility by validating and enforcing schemas in the Kafka broker with topic-level granularity

Tiered Storage (preview)
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Achieve infinite retention and elastic scalability by offloading older Kafka data to inexpensive object storage

Note: free forever refers to version downloaded and used in accordance with the applicable license.*Free single-broker deployment and free 30 day trial do not include Confluent Support

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