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Discover, understand, and trust your data streams

Safely scale and share data streams across your business with Stream Governance, the industry’s only fully managed data governance suite for Apache Kafka® and data in motion.

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Stream Quality

Deliver trusted, high quality data streams and maintain real-time data integrity with explicitly defined data contracts and schema management for your streaming data.

Schema Registry

Define and enforce universal data standards that enable scalable data compatibility

Schema Validation

Verify, on the broker side, that messages use valid schemas when assigned to a specific destination topic

Schema Linking

Share schemas across cloud and hybrid environments that sync in real time

Data Quality Rules

Create customizable rules to enforce data semantics and avoid data quality issues

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Stream Catalog

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

Data Search

Search and discover all of your schemas, fields, topics, and more via the global search bar

Metadata Tagging

Organize data with custom data classifications and open-form descriptions, and tag sensitive topics

Flexible Access

Access a centralized, organized library through a UI, REST API, and GraphQL API

Rich-context Cataloging

Add metadata to topics in the form of descriptions, tags, and Business Metadata

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Stream Lineage

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

Graphical Maps

Explore end-to-end visual maps of your streaming data pipelines

Search Nodes

Search across lineage graphs and inspect data streams from source to destination

Historical Insights

Uncover historical insights and root-cause analysis with point-in-time lineage views

Single-click Export

Download, export, and share lineage maps of your cluster

Stream Lineage

Unlock new capabilities with Stream Governance Advanced

Stream Governance Advanced significantly expands the suite of data governance capabilities on Confluent Cloud and enables teams to share data streams faster without bypassing controls for data quality or compliance.

  • Essentials

    Governance fundamentals for getting started.

    Schema Registry

    • 99.5% SLA
    • 1,000 included schemas
    • 9 cloud regions

    Stream Catalog  

    • Auto-technical metadata ingestion
    • Metadata tags
    • Cloud UI & REST API

    Stream Lineage

    • Real-time lineage
    • Live metrics and metadata inspection
  • Advanced

    Enterprise-grade data governance and visibility for production workloads.

    Schema Registry

    • 99.95% SLA
    • 20,000 included schemas
    • 30+ cloud regions
    • Data Quality Rules

    Stream Catalog  

    Essentials features PLUS:
    • Business metadata
    • GraphQL API

    Stream Lineage

    Essentials features PLUS:
    • Point-in-time lineage
    • Search the lineage graph

"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."

Andreas Piefke
Head of Cloud Architecture
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