Today, Apache Kafka® is modernizing 70% of the Fortune 500’s data infrastructure, empowering real-time data, stream processing, and event-driven architecture on an enormous scale. While open-source Kafka provides a solid foundation, it doesn’t offer all the necessary components out-of-the-box to reach production quickly, safely, and securely. This ebook provides a comprehensive overview of Confluent’s capabilities and how Confluent’s cloud-native data streaming platform has been meticulously architected to address the limitations of open-source Kafka.
Common challenges using Kafka: In order to connect, process, secure, and govern all your streaming data across all environments, you must develop Kafka connectors, custom-build access control and encryption features, design disaster recovery and failover processes – the list goes on.
Open-source Kafka comes with its own price: Confluent has invested over 5M engineering hours into reinventing Kafka to provide a truly cloud-native experience with a complete set of enterprise-grade features, available everywhere your apps and data reside. In this ebook, you’ll learn how Confluent can help:
Plus, you’ll learn how other Confluent customers – like Instacart and Michelin – have leveraged Confluent to unlock the full power of Kafka across their business.