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Aiven for Apache Kafka Connect

Kafka Connect is what allows Apache Kafka to sit at the heart of modern, highly-performant data pipelines. In the past, you had to run them on the same cluster, posing its own problems. So we took care of that.

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Top two reasons to run Kafka Connect as its own service

You can scale Apache Kafka and Kafka Connect separately.

Your core workload will be more stable and performant.

Get started in 3 simple steps


Click the Kafka cluster you’d like to run the integration off of


Click Manage integrations from within the cluster’s overview screen


Click Use integration for Kafka Connect, follow the prompts, and that’s it!

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"We are very happy with our evolving relationship with Aiven. Kafka helps us build a flexible, extensible, and scalable architecture - and Aiven helps us operate Kafka."

Jon Dodkins | Head of Group Tech Operations

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