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Forrester Wave™: Cloud Data Pipelines, Q4 2023

Forrester says Confluent is a “Streaming force to be reckoned with,” and has named Confluent a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Data Pipelines, Q4 2023. See why Confluent is a leader.

eBook

Putting Fraud In Context

In our ebook “Putting Fraud In Context”, we explore the complexities of fraud detection, why current detection tools often fall short and how Confluent can help.

Report

Forrester names Confluent a leader in streaming data platforms

Forrester says Confluent is a “Streaming force to be reckoned with,” and has named Confluent a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Streaming Data Platforms, Q4 2023. See why Confluent is a leader.

eBook

The Top 6 Reasons Kafka Projects Fail (and How to Overcome Them)

Learn about 6 common Kafka challenges that cause enterprise projects to fail, and how to overcome the disadvantages of running, managing, securing, and scaling Kafka.

Report

Forrester TEI Study: Save ~$2.58M Using Confluent Cloud vs Apache Kafka

Download this Forrester study to understand the economic benefits of Confluent Cloud.

White Paper

Top 6 Reasons to Modernize Legacy Messaging Infrastructure

Learn the challenges of traditional messaging middleware, hindering innovation, low fault tolerance at scale, ephemeral persistence limiting data usage for analytics, and soaring technical debt and operational costs.

eBook

How to Build Data Streaming Pipelines to Amazon Aurora with Confluent

Learn how Confluent can simplify and accelerate your migration to Amazon Aurora

Report

Forrester names Confluent a leader in streaming data platforms (BADGE)

Forrester says Confluent is a “Streaming force to be reckoned with,” and has named Confluent a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Streaming Data Platforms, Q4 2023. See why Confluent is a leader.

eBook

5 Ways Data Streaming is Fueling Financial Services Transformation

Top streaming data use cases powering leading financial services organizations, like Citigroup and 10x Banking, with real-time payments, fraud detection, and better customer experiences.

eBook

The Data Streaming Revolution: Rise of the Kafka Heroes

Shoe retail titan NewLimits is drowning in stale, inconsistent data due to nightly batch jobs that keep failing. Read the comic to see how developer Ada and architect Jax navigate through Batchland with Iris, their guide, and enter Streamscape and the realm of event-driven architectures.

eBook

Financial Services Reimagined with Apache Kafka®

Learn how Confluent's fully managed, cloud-native Kafka powers enterprise-grade data streaming, integration, and governance for modern banking and financial services use cases.

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How BigCommerce Upleveled Kafka Management for Digital Retail Innovation

Recognizing the need for real-time data while understanding the burden of self-managing Kafka on their own led BigCommerce to choose Confluent—allowing them to tap into data streaming without having to manage and maintain the data infrastructure.

eBook

Top Three Use Cases for Streaming Data Pipelines

Our latest eBook explores legacy data pipelines challenges—and how streaming pipelines and existing tech partners can help you optimize how data flows through your company, and make it more accessible throughout your organization.

eBook

Unlock Your Data’s Full Potential With Streaming Data Pipelines

Download the “Transform Your Data Pipelines, Transform Your Business: 3 Ways to Get Started” ebook to take a deep dive into the challenges associated with legacy data pipelines and how streaming pipelines can help you reinvent the way data flows through—and is accessed—in your organization.

White Paper

How To Reduce Mainframe MIPS with Confluent

Mainframes play a fundamental role in many organizations, but can be expensive to operate. Discover how Confluent's data streaming technology can help reduce MIPS and lower costs, with real-world case studies and example architectures.

White Paper

Data in Motion and Space Operations

A data mesh is useful for military space operations for numerous reasons including improving data quality, enabling data access and sharing while maintaining security and access controls, and supporting better decision-making.

Brief

Putting the National Cybersecurity Strategy in Motion

Confluent is uniquely positioned to help agencies reframe how they approach the responsibility for and the coordination of cyber defense and resilience.

White Paper

USDA Data Modernization

With Confluent, USDA can deploy across on-prem and cloud environments so the different Mission Areas can continue to manage their data as they need. It creates a flexible and future-ready data infrastructure by decoupling producers and consumers, simplifying how data can be combined in new ways.

White Paper

USAF and Confluent - Driving Data to DOD

Confluent Platform completes the event streaming platform and adds the flexibility, durability, and security required for complex, large-scale mission operations.

Datasheet

Unleashing Data to Advance the National Defense Strategy

A data mesh architecture helps address all eight guiding principles in the DoD Data Strategy from viewing data as a strategic asset to collective stewardship and enterprise access to being designed for compliance.

Brief

Thundercat & Confluent

Data Centralization enables algorithms to work more effectively, with access to more information and working at the speed of machines to provide deeper insight in near real time.

White Paper

Securing Data in Motion

With ABAC, authorization occurs at a granular level less than the topic in the stream. The requirement restricts access to fields within the event based on attribute types, combinations, and user roles.

Brief

Digital Citizen Engagement for Government Agencies

Data streaming can be applied to nearly any citizen service (e.g., permit applications, financial aid, pensions, medical claims, immigration processing, tax filing), becoming increasingly powerful when government agencies use the same data sources across multiple applications.

White Paper

JADO and JADC2 Objectives with Data in Motion

Data mesh architectures help bridge the gap between the systems we have and the decisions we need to support.

Datasheet

Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity

How Confluent helps meet the Executive Order requirement for event forwarding and event log management in collecting, aggregating, routing, and sharing data.

eBook

Federal News Network: Closing the Gap Between Mission and Data

Insights on streaming data from the General Services Administration (GSA), NASA, Air Force, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Report

FCW Summit: Apply Data in Motion

The solution is better data-in-motion architectures that focus on harnessing the flow of data across applications, databases, Software as a Service (SaaS), layers and cloud systems.

Brief

Efficiently Modernizing Government Data Environments

Confluent enables government organizations to easily inject legacy data sources into new, modern applications and adapt to changing real-world circumstances faster than ever.

White Paper

Driving Data to DoD Software Factories

As the DoD continues to invest in DevSecOps as a culture and approach to rapidly meeting the warfighter’s needs, it needs secure yet widely available access to cloud-native infrastructure.

Datasheet

Digital Government Needs Access to Data in Motion

Event streaming puts data in motion and creates a central nervous system for your entire organization, creating a new paradigm that supports collecting a continuous flow of data throughout an organization and processing it in real time.

Datasheet

Data Sharing in Public Sector

Data streaming enables organizations to put data sharing in motion. The sharing organization publishes a stream of events (including changes and deltas) as they occur and data sharing consumers can subscribe to efficiently receive them as they happen.

Datasheet

Data-Rich Government Services

Confluent aligns closely with the goals of the Data Strategy’s principle of Conscious Design, harnessing existing data and protecting its quality and relevance, allowing agencies to be more responsive to constituent needs with modern services.

Brief

Connected Government - Transportation Government

Confluent's data streaming platform enables government entities to transform the way they work with data to protect the public, improve infrastructure, manage transportation, and more.

White Paper

Good Teams Manage Kafka® - Efficient Teams Use Confluent

This white paper unpacks the true costs of open source Kafka and MSK and demonstrates the value you can realize using Confluent.

eBook

Apache Kafka® Reinvented for the Cloud

Kafka management becomes risky and costly as it scales. Learn why Confluent reinvented Kafka as a cloud service for over 10X more elasticity, storage, and resiliency.

eBook

Easily Offload Operational Complexities to Make Kafka Go Farther, Faster

Download the “Kafka In the Cloud: Why It’s 10x Better With Confluent” ebook to take a deep dive into how Confluent harnessed the power of the cloud to build a data streaming platform that’s 10x better than Apache Kafka, so you can leave your Kafka management woes behind.

Datasheet

Confluent Public Sector

Confluent enables government agencies to utilize data as a continually updating stream of events, rather than discrete snapshots. Run your agency by building real-time applications with historical context - all based on a universal event pipeline.

Report

Connecting the Dots: Getting Maximum Value From Data

In this report, you’ll learn how to use event streaming to process, store, analyze and act on both historical and real-time data in one place. You'll also explore: Data access and management challenges agencies are facing and how to address them.

Brief

Government’s Data Platform for Modern Applications

The Confluent event-streaming platform enables government organizations to unlock and repurpose their existing data for countless modern applications and use cases.

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Data Streaming Platforms… To Build or to Buy?

We’ve put together a decision tree that will help you evaluate your current data streaming setup and trajectory to assess whether a fully managed data streaming platform is a good fit for you.

White Paper

Real-time Fraud Detection - Use Case Implementation

This whitepaper covers how to implement a real-time fraud detection solution, covering multi-channel detection and real-time data integration, real-time processing, machine learning and AI, and real-time monitoring, reporting, and analytics.

White Paper

10 Ways Confluent Drives Transformation in Financial Firms

This whitepaper describes some of the financial businesses that rely on Confluent and the game-changing business outcomes that can be realized by using data streaming technology

Datasheet

Moving at the Speed of the Mission with Data Fabric

As the DoD presses forward with Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) programs and architectures the Air Force is working to stand up technology centers that will not only allow for the sharing of data but for the sharing of data in motion.

eBook

Designing Event-Driven Systems

Learn how event-driven architecture and stream processing tools such as Apache Kafka can help you build business-critical systems that open modern, innovative use cases.

eBook

The Tech Executive’s Guide to Data Streaming Systems

Data streaming provides an accurate, real-time view of your business. Learn about the data streaming ecosystem, its benefits, and how to accelerate real-time insights and analytics in this guide.

Report

Kora: A Cloud-Native Event Streaming Platform For Kafka

Building a cloud-native data streaming platform isn’t just hosting Kafka on the cloud. We documented our design of Kora, the Apache Kafka engine built for the cloud, and were awarded “Best Industry Paper” at Very Large Data Bases (VLDB), one of the most prestigious tech conferences.

eBook

Practical Data Mesh: Building Decentralized Data Architectures with Event Streams

Why an event-driven data mesh built on Apache Kafka provides the best way to access important business data and unify the operational and analytical planes.

White Paper

Streaming Pipelines to Data Warehouses - Use Case Implementation

This whitepaper is an in-depth guide to building streaming pipelines to data warehouses. Covers source and sink connectors (with Change Data Capture capabilities), stream processing with Kafka Streams and ksqlDB, with use cases and operational considerations.

White Paper

Streaming Pipelines to Databases - Use Case Implementation

This whitepaper is an in-depth guide to building streaming pipelines between different databases (RDBMS). Covers source and sink connectors (with Change Data Capture capabilities), stream processing with Kafka Streams and ksqlDB, with use cases and operational considerations.

White Paper

Mainframe Integration - Use Case Implementation

This whitepaper outlines the most common patterns and considerations for Mainframe Integration projects.

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Gartner report: Innovation Insight for Streaming Data in Motion: The Collision of Messaging, Analytics and DBMS

Many businesses are using streaming data in some form—but not necessarily effectively. As the volume and variety of data streams increases, data and analytics leaders should evaluate the design patterns, architectures, and vendors involved in data streaming technology to find relevant opportunities.

Brief

3 Best Practices for Building Cloud-Native Systems with Kafka

Taking Kafka to the cloud? Learn 3 best practices for building a cloud-native system that makes data streaming scalable, reliable, and cost-effective.

Brief

5 Signs It's Time to Move On From Legacy Architecture

Learn about 5 challenges of legacy systems and why your organization should move its data infrastructure and Apache Kafka use cases to the cloud.

Report

451 Research’s Report Reveals Major Apache Flink® & Confluent Announcements!

Discover the latest Apache Flink developments and major Confluent announcements from Kafka Summit 2023 in 451 Research’s Market Insight Report.

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10x Banking Infographic

Modern customers crave personalization. How do banks deliver on it? By leveraging real-time data—enabled by data streaming platforms—to unlock powerful customer experiences.

eBook

Data Streaming Platforms: To Build or to Buy?

Should you spend time self-managing open source technologies such as Apache Kafka® (build), or invest in a managed service (buy)? Let’s evaluate!

Datasheet

5 Tips to Improve Fraud Detection and Prevention With Data Streaming

Modern fraud technology calls for a modern fraud detection approach, and that requires real-time data. Industry leaders from Capital One, RBC, and more are detecting fraud using data streaming to protect customers in real time.

Brief

Confluent and Amazon Security Lake

Processing large amounts of data is challenging due to cost, physical size, efficiency, and availability limitations most companies face. A scalable and highly-available back-end system such as Confluent can efficiently process your company’s ever-growing volume of data.

eBook

Modern, Omnichannel Retail Experiences with Kafka

To succeed, retailers must unify data scattered across point-of-sale, e-commerce, ERP, and other systems. Without integrating all of this data in motion—and making it available to applications in real time—it’s almost impossible to deliver a fully connected omnichannel customer experience.

White Paper

Best Practices for Multi-Region Apache Kafka® Disaster Recovery in the Cloud (Active/Passive)

In this white paper, we provide a holistic overview of an active-passive multi-region DR solution based on the capabilities of Confluent Cloud, the only fully managed, cloud-native service for Apache Kafka.

Brief

Confluent Data Warehouse Modernization with AWS

Confluent can help you build data streaming pipelines that allow you to connect, process, and govern any data stream for any data warehouse.

Report

Retailers Improve Their Topline and Bottom Line by Harnessing Data in Motion

Ventana Research finds that more than nine in ten organizations place a high priority on speeding the flow of data across their business and improving the responsiveness of their organizations. This is where Confluent comes in.

Report

GigaOm Ease-of-Use Comparison: Managed vs. Open-Source Kafka

Read GigaOm’s ease-of-use study on self-managed Apache Kafka® and fully managed Confluent Cloud. See how Confluent accelerates and streamlines development.

White Paper

Disaster Recovery for Multi-Datacenter Apache Kafka Deployments

A practical guide to configuring multiple Apache Kafka clusters so that if a disaster scenario strikes, you have a plan for failover, failback, and ultimately successful recovery.

eBook

Making Sense of Stream Processing

In this book, O’Reilly author Martin Kleppmann shows you how stream processing can make your data processing systems more flexible and less complex.

eBook

Modernize Your Databases with Confluent’s Data Streaming Platform

Confluent is 10X better than Apache Kafka so you can cost-effectively build real-time applications on Google Cloud

eBook

Modernize your Data Estate with Confluent and Microsoft Azure

Confluent is 10X better than Apache Kafka so you can cost-effectively build real-time applications on Microsoft Azure.

eBook

Harness Data in Motion Within a Hybrid and Multi-cloud Architecture

Explore new ways that your organization can thrive with a data-in-motion approach by downloading the new e-book, Harness Data in Motion Within a Hybrid and Multicloud Architecture.

Datasheet

Good teams manage Kafka. Efficient teams use Confluent.

An overview of Confluent’s Core Product Pillars.

eBook

Apache Kafka Transaction Data Streaming for Dummies

Learn how CDC (Change Data Capture) captures database transactions for ingest into Confluent Platform to enable real-time data pipelines.

White Paper

Accelerate Cloud Migrations with Apache Kafka®

Learn why organizations are considering Apache Kafka to streamline cloud migrations.

White Paper

Kafka Serialization and Deserialization (SerDes) Examples

Dive into full Kafka examples, with connector configurations and Kafka Streams code, that demonstrate different data formats and SerDes combinations for building event streaming pipelines.

White Paper

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Event-Driven Microservices Architecture

Learn how Apache Kafka, Confluent, and event-driven microservices ensure real-time communication and event streaming for modernized deployment, testing, and continuous delivery.

Brief

IDC Tech Brief: Why Real-Time Streaming Technology Is Critical to Innovation and Gaining a Competitive Advantage

In this IDC Tech Brief, we share our research on streaming data platforms, and the advantages they’re bringing for innovation, improved operational efficiency, ROI, and more.

Brief

Ventana Report: Confluent Addresses Data Governance for Data in Motion

This Ventana Research Analyst Perspective explains why organizations have to manage and govern data streaming projects alongside data at rest.

Infographic

Sainsbury’s Infographic

How Sainsbury’s is revolutionizing its supply chain with real time data streaming from Confluent.

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Data Streaming 101 Infographic

The modern world is defined by speed. Grocery delivery, rideshare apps, and payments for just about anything can happen instantly using a mobile device and its apps. Every action of every consumer creates data, and businesses must make sense of it quickly to take advantage in real time.

White Paper

The Cloud-Native Chasm: Lessons Learned from Reinventing Apache Kafka as a Cloud-Native, Online Service

Differentiating cloud-native, cloud, and cloud services, and lessons learned building a fully managed, elastic, cloud-native Apache Kafka.

eBook

How Businesses Succeed With Real-Time Data Streaming: 5 Use Cases

In this ebook, you’ll get a look at five of the common use cases when getting started with data streaming, with real-world customer examples and insights into how your organization can make the leap.

White Paper

Optimize your SIEM to Build Tomorrow’s Cyber Defense with Confluent

Optimize your SIEM to Build Tomorrow’s Cyber Defense with Confluent

White Paper

Confluent E2E Encryption Accelerator

To learn more about the E2E Encryption Accelerator and how it may be used to address your data protection requirements, download the Confluent E2E Encryption Accelerator white paper.

eBook

Running Apache Kafka® in 2022: A Cloud-Native Service

In 2022, if you want to deliver high-value projects that drive competitive advantage or business differentiation quickly, your best people can’t be stuck in the day-to-day management of Kafka, and your budget is better spent on your core business. By now you know, the answer is cloud.

White Paper

Stateful Serverless Architectures with ksqlDB and AWS Lambda

Introduction to serverless, how it works, and the benefits stateful serverless architectures provide when paired with data streaming technologies.

White Paper

Hybrid and Multicloud Reference Architecture

To learn more about how you can implement a real-time data platform that connects all parts of your global business, download this free Confluent hybrid and multicloud reference architecture.

Report

Use Data Insights to Build Resiliency in the Face of Complexity

Check out IDC’s findings on why & how building resiliency matters in the face of near-constant disruption. To build resiliency, businesses should focus on one key area: their data.

Find out more in IDC’s From Data at Rest to Data in Motion: A Shift to Continuous Delivery of Value.

eBook

Why you need data streaming for hybrid and multicloud data architectures

This eBook will explain how you can modernize your data architecture with a real-time, global data plane that eliminates the need for point-to-point connections and makes your data architecture simpler, faster, more resilient, and more cost effective.

Report

IDC Market Note: Not Just Messaging: Confluent Points the Way to a More Comprehensive Approach to Kafka and Streaming Data Platforms

This IDC Market Note discusses the main takeaways from the 2022 Kafka Summit in London, hosted by Confluent.

eBook

From monoliths to microservices: building event-driven systems

The secret to modernizing monoliths and scaling microservices across your organization? An event-driven architecture.

eBook

Set Your Data in Motion with Apache Kafka using Confluent on AWS

The companies most successful in meeting the demanding expectations of today’s customers are running on top of a constant supply of real-time event streams and continuous real-time processing. If you aspire to join the ranks of those capitalizing on data in motion, this is the place to start.

White Paper

Autonomous Networks and Data In Motion

Download this white paper to read how Confluent can power the infrastructure necessary to run Autonomous Networks.

eBook

Set Your Data in Motion with Confluent and Apache Kafka®

The companies most successful in meeting the demanding expectations of today’s customers are running on top of a constant supply of real-time event streams and continuous real-time processing. If you aspire to join the ranks of those capitalizing on data in motion, this is the place to start.

White Paper

Comparing Confluent with Traditional Messaging Middleware

In this paper, we explore some of the fundamental concepts of Apache Kafka, the foundation of Confluent Platform, and compare it to traditional message-oriented middleware.

eBook

Recognizing the Full Value of Event Streaming: Beyond Messaging to Meaning

This ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES® (EMA™) eBook will show how, with fully managed cloud-based event streaming, executives, managers, and individual contributors gain access to real-time intelligence and the enterprise will achieve unprecedented momentum and material gain.

eBook

Real-Time Analytics: Best Practices and Use Cases for Deploying Apache Kafka on AWS with Confluent

In this eBook from Confluent and AWS, discover when and how to deploy Apache Kafka on your enterprise to harness your data, respond in real-time, and make faster, more informed decisions.

White Paper

From IoT to Effective Analytics— The Full Journey

From data collection at scale to data processing in the Cloud or at the Edge—IoT architectures and data can provide enormous advantages through useful business and operational insights.

White Paper

Technology Leadership Enabling Digital Transformation in the Home Mortgage Industry

Confluent is pioneering a new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion, designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly and securely stream across any organization.

White Paper

Build an Integrated Trading Ecosystem with Data in Motion

Confluent’s platform for data in motion unifies silos and sets data in motion across an organization. Learn how this empowers developers to build the kinds of real-time applications that make their organizations more competitive and more efficient.

eBook

Confluent and Qlik® Fast-Track Business Insights with Data in Motion

Discover how to fuel Kafka-enabled analytics use cases—including real-time customer predictions, supply chain optimization, and operational reporting—with a real-time flow of data.

White Paper

Measuring the Cost-Effectiveness of Confluent Platform

Confluent Platform completes Kafka with a set of enterprise-grade features and services. Confluent Platform can reduce your Kafka TCO by up to 40% and accelerate your time to value for new data in motion use cases by 6+ months. Learn how Confluent Platform drives these outcomes for our customers.

eBook

The Ongoing Disruption of Retail: A Shift to Data in Motion

Every one of your customer touch points, from an actual purchase to a marketing engagement, creates data streams and opportunities to trigger automations in real time.

White Paper

Transforming Financial Services to Meet the New Wave of Digital Adoption

For financial services companies, digital technologies can solve business problems, drastically improve traditional processes, modernize middleware and front-end infrastructure, improve operational efficiency, and most importantly, better serve customers.

eBook

Build a Foundation for Tomorrow’s Financial Services

Banks and financial institutions are looking toward a future in which most business is transacted digitally. They’re adding new, always-on digital services, using artificial intelligence (AI) to power a new class of real-time applications, and automating back-office processes.

eBook

The Ongoing Disruption of Banking: The Shift to Data in Motion

Banking customers today demand personalized service and expect real-time insight into their accounts from any device—and not just during “business hours.” Financial institutions trying to meet those expectations have intense competition from each other as well as fintech startups...

White Paper

Confluent Platform Reference Architecture

Learn about the components of Confluent Enterprise, key considerations for production deployments, and guidelines for selecting hardware or deployment with different cloud providers.

White Paper

Building Stream Processing Applications with Confluent

Download this whitepaper to learn about ksqlDB, one of the most critical components of Confluent, that enables you to build complete stream processing applications with just a few simple SQL queries.

White Paper

Best Practices for Apache Kafka® – 5 Tips Every Developer Should Know

In this white paper, you’ll learn about five Kafka elements that deserve closer attention, either because they significantly improve upon the behavior of their predecessors, because they are easy to overlook or to make assumptions about, or simply because they are extremely useful.

White Paper

Consistency and Completeness: Rethinking Distributed Stream Processing in Apache Kafka®

This paper presents Apache Kafka’s core design for stream processing, which relies on its persistent log architecture as the storage and inter-processor communication layers to achieve correctness guarantees.

eBook

I Heart Logs

Jay Kreps, CEO of Confluent and co-creator of Apache Kafka, shows how logs work in distributed systems, and provides practical applications of these concepts.

White Paper

Confluent and Istio Service Mesh

This white paper explores the potential benefits and relevance of deploying Confluent with the Istio service mesh.

White Paper

Recommendations for Deploying Apache Kafka® on Kubernetes

Learn Kubernetes terms, concepts and considerations, as well as best practices for deploying Apache Kafka on Kubernetes.

White Paper

Confluent Platform Reference Architecture for Kubernetes

The reference architecture provides a detailed architecture for deploying Confluent Platform on Kubernetes and uses the Helm Charts for Confluent Platform as a reference to illustrate configuration and deployment practices.

White Paper

Recommendations for Developers using Confluent Cloud

In this white paper, we offer recommendations and best practices for designing data architectures that will work well with Confluent Cloud.

White Paper

Optimizing Your Apache Kafka® Deployment

This whitepaper discusses how to optimize your Apache Kafka deployment for various services goals including throughput, latency, durability and availability. It is intended for Kafka administrators and developers planning to deploy Kafka in production.

White Paper

Benchmark Your Dedicated Apache Kafka® Cluster on Confluent Cloud

This white paper reports the results of benchmarks we ran on a 2-CKU multi-zone dedicated cluster and shows the ability of a CKU to deliver the stated client bandwidth on AWS, GCP, and Azure clouds.

eBook

5 Steps to Event Streaming: The Pivot from Projects to a Platform

In this ebook, you’ll learn about the profound strategic potential in an event streaming platform for enterprise businesses of many kinds. The types of business challenges event streaming is capable of addressing include driving better customer experience, reducing costs, mitigating risk, and providing a single source of truth across the business. It can be a game changer.

White Paper

Event Streaming at the Core of Industry 4.0

If you’re a leader in a business that could or does benefit from automation, IoT, and real-time data, don’t miss this white paper. The lifeblood of Industry 4.0 is streaming data, which is where event streaming comes in: the real-time capture, processing, and management of all your data in order to drive transformative technology initiatives.

Brief

Enabling Operational Data Flows with NoSQL - Couchbase and Confluent

This brief describes how to enable operational data flows with NoSQL and Kafka, in partnership with Couchbase and Confluent.

White Paper

10 Principles for Streaming Services

This paper provides 10 principles for streaming services, a list of items to be mindful of when designing and building a microservices system

Report

The IDC Perspective on Confluent Platform 6.0

The IDC Perspective on Confluent Platform 6.0 is here, and in it, you can read IDC’s lens on the importance of event streaming to enterprise companies today.

White Paper

An IDC Spotlight on Modern Data Management: Real Time and Software-Defined

We used to talk about the world’s collective data in terms of terabytes. Now, according to IDC’s latest Global Datasphere, we talk in terms of zettabtytes: 138Z of new data will be created in 2024—and 24% of it will be real-time data. How important is real-time streaming data to enterprise organizations? If they want to respond at the speed of business, it’s crucial. In this digital economy, having a competitive advantage requires using data to support quicker decision-making, streamlined operations, and optimized customer experiences. Those things all come from data.

White Paper

Deploying Confluent Enterprise on Microsoft Azure

This white paper outlines the integration of Confluent Enterprise with the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform.

Brief

Modernize data architectures - MongoDB and Kafka

This brief describes a modern data architecture with Kafka and MongoDB

Report

2018 Apache Kafka® Report

The survey of the Apache Kafka community shows how and why companies are adopting streaming platforms to build event-driven architectures.

Brief

Streaming Analytics Platform - Altair and Confluent

This brief describes a comprehensive streaming analytics platform for visualizing real-time data with Altiar Panopticon and Confluent Platform.

White Paper

Confluent Verification Guide

This paper will guide developers who want to build an integration or connector and outlines the criteria used for Confluent to verify the integration.

White Paper

Top 3 Streaming Use Cases for Real Time Streams in Financial Services Architectures

Read this white paper to learn about the common use cases Confluent is seeing amongst its financial services customers.

White Paper

Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Kafka Connect

Ensure that only authorized clients have appropriate access to system resources by using RBAC with Kafka Connect.

Datasheet

Confluent Cloud Datasheet

Confluent Cloud is the industry's only cloud-native, fully managed event streaming platform powered by Apache Kafka.

White Paper

Partner Development Guide for Kafka Connect

Best practices for developing a connector using Kafka Connect APIs.

Brief

Real-time Data Integration into Kafka - HVR and Confluent

This brief describes a solution for data integration and replication in real time and continuously into Kafka, in partnership with HVR and Confluent.

White Paper

Monitoring Your Apache Kafka® Deployment End-to-End

In this white paper, you will learn how you can monitor your Apache Kafka deployments like a pro, the 7 common questions you'll need to answer, what requirements to look for in a monitoring solution and key advantages of the Confluent Control Center.

Brief

Accelerate Insights with Real-Time Event Streaming with Qlik and Confluent

This brief describes a solution to efficiently prepare data streams for Kafka and Confluent with Qlik Data Integration for CDC Streaming.

White Paper

Reference Architecture: Confluent and MongoDB

This reference architecture documents the MongoDB and Confluent integration including detailed tutorials for getting started with the integration, guidelines for deployment, and unique considerations to keep in mind when working with these two technologies.

Datasheet

Confluent Operations Training for Apache Kafka

In this three-day hands-on course, you will learn how to build, manage, and monitor clusters using industry best-practices developed by the world’s foremost Apache Kafka experts.

eBook

The Ongoing Disruption of Insurance: A Shift to Real-Time Streaming Data

Most insurance companies today are somewhere along the spectrum of digital transformation, finding new ways to use data while staying within the confines of strict regulatory complexity and capital requirements. But only a few insurtech leaders and innovative startups have really tapped into real-time streaming data as the architecture behind these efforts. In this free ebook, learn about three pivotal insurance business uses for event streaming: reducing operating costs with automated digital experiences, personalizing the customer experience, and mitigating risks with real-time fraud and security analytics.

eBook

Insuring the Future Through Data

To succeed, insurance companies must unify data from all their channels that may be scattered across multiple legacy systems as well as new digital applications. Without the ability to access and combine all this data in real time, delivering a truly modern insurance experience while assessing fast-changing risks can be an uphill battle. Our eBook explains how event streaming, an emerging technology for analyzing event data in real time, can help insurers compete with their insuretech peers. You will learn how combining event streaming from Apache Kafka® and Confluent with Google Cloud can help you.

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Real Time is Happening: Discover How Data Streaming Can Revolutionize Your Business

Businesses are discovering that they can create new business opportunities as well as make their existing operations more efficient using real-time data at scale. Learn how real-time data streams is revolutionizing your business.

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2017 Apache Kafka® Report

This survey focuses on why and how companies are using Apache Kafka and streaming data and the impact it has on their business.

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Event-driven business: How to handle the flow of event data

Get key research stats on why CIOs are turning to streaming data for a competitive advantage.

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Event driven enterprise architecture - DataStax and Confluent

This brief describes a modern datacenter to manage the velocity and variety of data with an event driven enterprise architecture with DataStax and Confluentj

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