Kafka is an open-source distributed event and stream-processing platform built to process demanding real-time data feeds. It is inherently scalable, with high throughput and availability.

Quickstarts and intermediate tutorials to get started.
Guides on how to get started with Kafka managed clusters, how to modify users and databases, and how to improve performance and high availability.
API and CLI reference documentation for the Kafka database service, including example requests and available parameters.
Explanations and definitions of core concepts in Kafka.
Features, plans and pricing, availability, limits, known issues, and more.

Latest Updates

5 June 2024

30 April 2024

  • Kafka v3.7 is now available is now available for new and existing clusters.

8 April 2024

  • You can now view hundreds of new database metrics by accessing the metrics API endpoint. For more detailed steps, see our guides for MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, and Kafka.

For more information, see all Kafka release notes.