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Apache Kafka®
Reinvented for…


Confluent offers a cloud-native, complete data streaming platform available everywhere you need it. Our fully managed Kafka service enables you to implement real-time use cases quickly, securely, and reliably.

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Michelin’s Evolution to Microservices with Kafka & Confluent

Discover how Michelin harnessed Apache Kafka and Confluent Cloud to transform their supply chain, saving on operational costs and unlocking real-time insights.

Understanding (and Optimizing) Your Kafka Costs

In this webinar, we'll help you understand the key drivers of Apache Kafka® costs across infrastructure and development and operations. We'll also cover how Confluent rearchitected Kafka to be much more cost-efficient with Confluent Cloud to save you time and money.

Ready to break up with ZooKeeper? KRaft, you had me at hello

In this webinar, we will walk you through two product demos to ensure you’re ready for ZooKeeper-less Kafka: one on how to get started with KRaft and the second on how to migrate to KRaft from an existing deployment.

Simple, Serverless Stream Processing with Confluent Cloud for Apache Flink®

In this webinar, you’ll get a detailed overview of what’s new with our fully managed Flink service. You’ll also see a technical demo that incorporates all of the latest Flink enhancements on Confluent Cloud, including Actions, Stream Lineage integration, and more.

What is Confluent?

Want to learn Confluent in under 10 minutes? Explore key features and discover what it means to be a cloud-native, complete data streaming platform that is available everywhere you need to be.

The Confluent Advantage

Learn how Confluent helps you unleash developer productivity, operate efficiently at scale, and meet all architectural requirements before moving Kafka into production. Experience why Confluent is the data streaming platform loved by Developers and trusted by Enterprises.

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Cloud Native: 10x Apache Kafka® service powered by the Kora Engine

Join this webinar, where we’ll take you on a tour of how we re-architected the inner workings of Apache Kafka® to build Kora Engine. We’ll show you how Kora powers Confluent to abstract away all the operational burdens of self-managing Kafka with a truly cloud-native service that’s 10x better, faster, and easier to use.

All the essential tools to build quickly, securely, and reliably

Complete: All the essential tools to build quickly, securely, and reliably

Learn how to create better development practices and unlock ease of search and discoverability for real-time data streams with Stream Governance and more.

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Everywhere: Seamlessly share data across hybrid and multi-cloud environments

Learn how to get started with Cluster Linking, so you can easily share data in real time from Kafka clusters across all your environments—on-premises, across cloud providers, or a hybrid of both.

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Get started with Confluent today

New signups receive $400 to spend during their first 30 days.

More Cost Savings,
Less Self-Managing

As teams inevitably get asked to do more with less, Confluent can help by significantly reducing infrastructure costs, DevOps burdens, and downtime risk to save you 25% or more versus managing Kafka in-house.

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Confluent will beat your cost of running Kafka (or $100 on us)

Self-managing open source Kafka can consume valuable resources and tech spend. Take the Confluent Cost Savings Challenge to see how you can reduce your Kafka costs with Confluent.

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How much is Kafka costing you?

Estimate how much it’s costing you to run Kafka by inputting your own numbers across the key cost drivers.

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Forrester TEI study: Save $2.58M with Confluent Cloud

Don’t just take our word for it—read Forrester’s Total Economic Impact™ study to understand the benefits Confluent customers have gained from using Confluent Cloud vs. self-managing Kafka.