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Stream Governance

Discover, understand, and trust your data streams

Confluent’s Stream Governance suite establishes trust in the data streams moving throughout your cloud environments and delivers an easy, self-service experience for more teams to discover, understand, and put streaming data pipelines to work.

Share and expand the power of data streaming across your organization

Governance for data streaming is the key to fostering the collaboration and knowledge sharing necessary to become an event-centric business while remaining compliant within an ever-evolving landscape of data regulations. Bring the power of real-time data streams to your business safely and confidently with Stream Governance, the industry’s only fully managed data governance suite for Apache Kafka® and data in motion.

Andreas Piefke

Head of Cloud Architecture
Judo Bank

"Running a modern bank serving fast growing enterprises requires data in motion we can trust. Schema registry allows us to provide customers with reliable, real-time experiences for tasks like loan processing while we maintain focus on furthering innovations. We’re excited about new discovery capabilities within Stream Governance which will enable us to expand data in motion across teams and operate like a truly event-centric business."

Safely accelerate your streaming data initiatives in the cloud

Confluent provides the only governance solution designed for the intricacies of streaming data, allowing businesses to expand the use of Apache Kafka across more teams without bypassing requirements for risk management or regulatory compliance.

Stream quality

Deliver trusted, high-quality data streams to the business and maintain data integrity as applications evolve

  • Schema registry with a 99.95% uptime SLA available
  • Client- and server-side schema validation
  • Schema evolvability rules to accommodate data streams changing overtime
  • Share schemas across cloud and hybrid environments that sync in real time with schema linking
  • Support for Avro, Protocol Buffers, and JSON serialization formats
  • User friendly schema management within the Confluent Cloud UI

Stream catalog

Increase collaboration and productivity with self-service data discovery that allows teams to classify, organize, and find the data streams they need

  • Self-service search & discovery of schemas, fields, topics, and more
  • Automated metadata collection organized within an environment-wide catalog that resides within your region of choice
  • Rich-context cataloging with business metadata
  • Custom data classifications, tagging, and open-form descriptions across schemas, fields, and topics
  • Stream catalog is available through the Confluent Cloud UI, REST API, and GraphQL API

Stream lineage

Understand complex data relationships and uncover more insights with interactive, end-to-end maps of data streams

  • Automated, end-to-end, graphical maps of streaming data pipelines
  • Step-by-step inspection of data streams from source to destination
  • Historical insights via point-in-time lineage views
  • Lineage maps accessed through specific entities like topics and connectors or through a global view of all data streams within a cluster
  • Easy download and export of stream lineage maps
  • Real-time throughput metrics
  • Search across lineage graphs

Learn more about Stream Governance packages and billing within Confluent Cloud Pricing.

Balance trust and innovation with a lifecycle of governance across your data streaming platform

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Maintain enterprise-grade cloud security & compliance

Expanded use of any data within your business increases the importance of data safety. From data encryption to private networking and RBAC to audit logs, Confluent equips teams with the complete set of data management tools needed to launch streaming data pipelines faster while upholding strict security and compliance requirements.

Manage data compatibility for on-premises or private cloud workloads with Schema Registry for Confluent Platform.

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Bring governance for Apache Kafka to your business with Confluent’s fully managed, cloud-native data streaming platform.