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    Overview

    Aiven provides managed open source data technologies on all major clouds.

    Through Aiven, developers can do what they do best: create applications. Meanwhile, we do what we do best; manage cloud data infrastructure. We enable customers to drive business results from open source that trigger true transformations far beyond their own backyard.

    Currently, we offer Apache Kafka, Apache Cassandra, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Redis, InfluxDB, Grafana, and M3 in more than 80 regions around the world on AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure, DigitalOcean, and UpCloud cloud platforms.

    Confluent Platform is the complete streaming platform for large-scale distributed environments. Unlike a traditional messaging system or stream processing API, Confluent Enterprise enables all of your interfaces to the world to be connected to and make decisions with all of your internal systems in real time.

    Confluent and partner vendors offer tested and secure connectors for many popular data systems. Connectors make it quick and easy to start setting up reliable data pipelines.

    Our connectors are all fully integrated with the platform, namely the schema registry.

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    Aiven for Apache Kafka is ranked 21st in Streaming Analytics while Confluent is ranked 6th in Streaming Analytics with 5 reviews. Aiven for Apache Kafka is rated 0.0, while Confluent is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Confluent writes "Scalable, flexible, open source solution". Aiven for Apache Kafka is most compared with Amazon MSK and Software AG Apama, whereas Confluent is most compared with Amazon MSK, Amazon Kinesis, AWS Glue, Lenses.io and Mule Anypoint Platform.

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