Posts in features category

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October 07, 2019

By John Hammink

Aiven supports SAML login

Customers can now include their Aiven projects in their SAML authentication workflows; find out how to implement it in the Aiven platform.

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September 11, 2019

By John Hammink

Kafka Connect as separate service now provided by Aiven

With Kafka Connect as a Service, you can remove resource competition from your primary clusters, find out how to make use of the Kafka Connect architecture.

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July 31, 2019

By John Hammink

Cassandra data migration into Aiven with sstableloader

You can now simply and quickly migrate your external Apache Cassandra data into Aiven using sstableloader, a Cassandra data storage format. This is how it works.

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June 24, 2019

By John Hammink

Aiven Kafka now supports SASL authentication

Aiven Kafka users can now enable SASL authentication between their applications and Aiven Kafka; find out more about it in this post.

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May 27, 2019

By Rauli Ikonen

MyHoard: your solution to MySQL backups & restoration by Aiven

Getting the details just right to fully automate MySQL backups and recovery isn't simple. Find out how we accomplished it with our Open Source tool, MyHoard.

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May 07, 2019

By John Hammink

Data streaming made easy with Apache Kafka

In this post, we briefly go over the Apache Kafka pub / sub model and provide a simple example of setting up a Kafka stream with an ibeacon.

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April 22, 2019

By Kyle Buzzell

Aiven open sources Google Cloud Storage (GCS) Kafka connector

Aiven's latest open source connector allows you stream Kafka data to GCS, read this post to learn more about it.

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November 01, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

PostgreSQL major version in-place upgrades supported on Aiven

Now, Aiven users can perform PostgreSQL in-place major version upgrades in 60 seconds or less. Learn more in the latest blog post.

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October 03, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

Reduce your Aiven infrastructure complexity with Terraform

The Aiven platform now supports Terraform, a fourth way to manage your Aiven infrastructure. Read this post to find out more.

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August 17, 2018

By Hannu Valtonen

PostgreSQL logical replication using publish/subscribe now

With the help of our open source extension, Aiven users can perform PostgreSQL logical replication without superuser roles. Read this post to learn more.

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April 03, 2018

By Prem Nallasivampillai

Remote read replicas - the what, why & how to use them on Aiven

PostgreSQL remote read replicas enable users to increase their data availability, as well as read and write performance. Read more to learn how Aiven does it.

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March 14, 2018

By Heikki Nousiainen

Introducing improved Aiven Kafka topic management

Automatic topic creation, user permissions to create, update, and delete topics, and more - Aiven Kafka users now have greater control over topic management.

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November 09, 2017

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven PostgreSQL plans are now larger and faster with local SSDs

Aiven is the first DBaaS to support local SSDs. With performance increases of up to 400% over network-based SSDs, it’s a big deal. Read on to get the details.

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August 23, 2017

By Heikki Nousiainen

User and Topic Level Access Control for Aiven Kafka users

Aiven Kafka now provides user and topic-level control for more security. Find out how this feature will help you manage users and access more effectively.

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June 20, 2017

By Heikki Nousiainen

Kafka Connect Preview & Case Example on Aiven

Kafka Connect is now available in preview from Aiven. We are launching with an ElasticSearch connector & will soon follow with more. Find out how to set them up.

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March 16, 2017

By Hannu Valtonen

Bigger Aiven Kafka plans and introducing Amazon VPC peering

VPC peering in AWS and larger Kafka plans are only a couple improvements made to the Aiven platform. Get the details and find out what else we’ve done.

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December 28, 2016

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven PostgreSQL read-only replicas

PostgreSQL read-only replicas increase read throughput and take some load off of your master node. We go into great detail in this latest post, check it out.

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December 21, 2016

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven PostgreSQL connection pooling with PGBouncer

Find out how to keep server resource usage low in spite of insanely large numbers of connections to your PostgreSQL database with connection pooling via PGBouncer.

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April 28, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

PostgreSQL cloud backups with PGHoard by Aiven

Aiven-built PGHoard is a pretty neat cloud backup and replication tool. Find out what it does exactly and how to set it up in this latest blog post.

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April 26, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

SSL-enabled custom domains in Aiven Grafana and Kibana

Now your browser will immediately recognize your web frontend services launched from Aiven. Find out how you can set up SSL-enabled custom domains here.