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Instaclustr Kafka vs Confluent

See why Instaclustr offers the best Managed Apache Kafka and Kafka support solutions.

    True Open Source Apache Kafka

      Benefits of Instaclustr Managed Kafka

      If you are building real-time data streaming for your applications, Apache Kafka is likely the best solution for your needs. It is the leading streaming and queuing technology for large-scale, always-on applications.

      The Instaclustr Managed Platform will not only let you build and deploy an open source Apache Kafka cluster in minutes, it also delivers a highly performant, reliable, and scalable solution with low latency. Instaclustr Managed Kafka is the best way to run Kafka in the cloud, providing you with a production-ready and fully supported Kafka cluster in minutes.

      100% Open Source—Apache Kafka, Apache Cassandra, Apache Spark, OpenSearch

      Our commitment to open source is based on the real benefits that we see on a daily basis. Developed by large communities, open source is delivering benefits such as cost, flexibility, transparency, security, and technology freedom.

      As the open source-as-a-service company, we regularly commit patches and new features to the projects.

      Unified Managed Data Platform

      We provide fully managed Apache Kafka database clusters integrated with other core data layer open source technologies.

      24×7 Expert Support

      Instaclustr’s technical operations teams have extensive experience running, operating, and supporting open source software. Our support options give you round-the-clock access to expert technical support

      SOC 2 Security Certifications and PCI-DSS compliant

      Security has been baked into Instaclustr’s platform and operations since Day One. We understand that you trust us with your valuable data, and we take that responsibility very seriously. We are SOC 2 Certified and offer PCI-DSS as an option for our Managed Kafka service.

      Automated Health Checks

      Kafka performs best when you use it intelligently.

      Our system monitors your schema and Kafka usage and reports findings on a health check page to help you apply the best practice usage of Kafka.

      Run-In-Your-Own-Account or Run-In-Instaclustr-Account

      We support both Run In Your Own Account (RIYOA) and Run In Instaclustr’s Account (RIIA) in the cloud for our Managed Kafka and other core open source technologies.

      On our managed platform, Kafka can be provisioned on AWS, GCP, and Azure and is bundled up with a host of additional features ready for enterprise deployment.

      200 Million+ Node Hours

      200 million+ node hours under management and managing over 9PBs of data across a wide and diverse set of use cases and industries.

      Spin up a cluster in minutes