Platform

Cloud

$50 of free usage per month for first 3 calendar months.

Fully managed Apache Kafka as a service available on GCP, Azure, and AWS.

  • Google Cloud
  • AWS
  • Microsoft Azure
Platform

Platform

Free forever on single Kafka broker or Free 30 day trial on unlimited Kafka brokers

Enterprise software distribution that enhances Apache Kafka with community and commercial features.

  • Server
  • Virtual Machine
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Cloud
Deployment & ManagementCloudConfluent CloudPlatformConfluent Platform
ManagementFully-managed serviceSelf-managed software
DeploymentCloud (GCP / Azure / AWS)On-premises, public cloud or hybrid
Support24x7 Support options available24x7 Support options available
SLAs99.95% uptimeN/A
Apache KafkaLatest Stable VersionLatest Stable Version
Connector Ecosystem
Fully-Managed ConnectorsS3 Sink, GCS Sink, GCS & Azure Blob Storage Sink in Preview, and more coming!N/A
Self-Managed Connectors80+ pre-built connectors80+ pre-built connectors
Community Licensed Features
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Schema RegistryFully-managedSelf-managed
KSQLFully-managed (preview)Self-managed
REST ProxySelf-managedSelf-managed
Commercially Licensed Features
Management & MonitoringWeb-based UIWeb-based UI (Control Center)
Multi-site AvailabilitySingle and Multi Availability Zone replicationReplicator
Performance & Scalability
  • Auto data balancing
  • Unlimited scalability with dedicated environment
Auto Data Balancer
Security & Governance
  • Access Control Lists
  • SASL Client Authentication
  • Encryption for data at rest and in transit
  • SOC, PCI, ISO, GDPR compliance
  • Role-Based Access Control (Preview)
  • Secret Protection
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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.

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