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Build Streaming Data Pipelines Visually

Fast-track building pipelines powered by Apache Kafka® using a graphical canvas that’s extensible with SQL.

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Point. Click. Done.

Supercharge your productivity and build pipelines in minutes leveraging the full power of Confluent Cloud.

Complete Visual UI

Use a graphical canvas to speed through development - no boilerplate code needed.

High Performance

Experience low latency and massive scale with no additional runtime layers.


Visualize common stream processing operations as pre-built pipeline components.


Easily connect your data sources and sinks with 70+ fully managed connectors.

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Unlock a Unified View

Seamlessly modify and extend your pipelines throughout their lifecycle as requirements evolve.

SQL Round Tripping

Switch between the UI and built-in SQL editor with changes reflected both ways.


Add new data systems or edit stream processing logic with just a few clicks.

Built-in Troubleshooting

View built-in alerts and pipeline validations to get instant feedback for testing.

Enterprise-Grade Security

Leverage RBAC to manage pipeline permissions for security and compliance.

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Accelerate Real-time Initiatives

Easily share and reuse pipelines and collaborate with DevOps integrations on an open platform.

Export Pipelines

Download pipelines as SQL code for CI/CD workflows or to share as a template.

Quick Start

Reuse an existing Kafka topic, launch a use case recipe, or bring your own SQL.

Multi-user Support

Simultaneously edit the same pipeline with others for improved collaboration.

Cloud Service

Build pipelines without infrastructure setup or taking on operational burdens.

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"Data streaming is quickly becoming the central nervous system of our infrastructure as it powers real-time customer experiences across our 12 countries of operations. Stream Designer’s low-code, visual interface will enable more developers, across our entire organization, to leverage data in motion. With a unified, end-to-end view of our streaming data pipelines, it will improve our developer productivity by making real-time applications, pipeline development, and troubleshooting much easier."

Enes Hoxha
Enterprise Architect
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