Posts in kafka category

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September 11, 2019

By John Hammink

Aiven now provides Kafka Connect as separate service

With Kafka Connect as a Service, you can remove resource competition from your primary clusters, find out how.

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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 07, 2019

By John Hammink

Data streaming made easy with Apache Kafka

In this post, we briefly go over the 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 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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April 16, 2019

By Kyle Buzzell

Kafka 2.2 now available on Aiven

Kafka's latest version is now available on Aiven; find out a little more about it in our latest post.

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March 21, 2019

By Heikki Nousiainen

Benchmarking Kafka write throughput performance [2019 UPDATE]

It's been a long time coming, but we've now have updated write throughput kafka benchmark numbers and a few extras surprises.

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January 23, 2019

By John Hammink

An introduction to Apache Kafka

In this post, we discuss earlier messaging attempts and demystify Apache Kafka by introducing its concepts and use cases.

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December 18, 2018

By Heikki Nousiainen

Aiven statement on license changes for the Confluent Platform

Aiven is committed to an open source platform, users not affected by recent license changes by other vendors.

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December 04, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

Get Apache Kafka 2.1 on Aiven

Apache Kafka 2.1 is now available on Aiven with even more performance thanks to some key updates. Find out what they are here.

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August 03, 2018

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven Kafka users can now choose preferred major version

With the release of Kafka 1.1.1 and 2.0.0, we've updated our platform to give Aiven Kafka SaaS users the ability to select their preferred version. Learn more in our latest post.

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June 07, 2018

By Prem Nallasivampillai

Gain visibility with Aiven Kafka dashboards (Part II) - Consumer groups

We recently added a consumer group-level graph to our Kafka dashboards; find out which one and why it's important in this post.

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May 11, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

Zalando joins Aiven at latest Kafka meetup

Aiven's fourth Kafka meetup was co-hosted at Zalando's Helsinki office. Find out what we discussed and get the slide decks in this latest article.

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March 15, 2018

By Prem Nallasivampillai

Gain visibility with Aiven Kafka dashboards

Visualizing and alerting for your Apache Kafka and system resource data are essential for smooth operations. Luckily, Aiven has an inhouse solution; learn more.

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March 14, 2018

By Heikki Nousiainen

Introducing improved Aiven Kafka topic management

From options for creating topics automatically to a new ACL permission level, Aiven Kafka users now have greater control over topic management; learn more.

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February 16, 2018

By Kyle Buzzell

Rovio talks Kafka with Aiven

For our third Kafka meetup, we decided to stop by Rovio HQ and talk shop with their Director of Data Engineering. Find out the details here.

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December 19, 2017

By Kyle Buzzell

Aiven Kafka 1.0 Is Now Ready

Kafka 1.0 is now available on the Aiven platform. Read our latest post to learn what’s new and why we waited a little while to release it.

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October 19, 2017

By Kyle Buzzell

Aiven talks shop with Paf at second Apache Kafka meetup

Our second Kafka meetup included Paf’s Niklas Nylund discussing how they used Apache Kafka to reduce the spaghetti. Read to find out the specifics.

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August 23, 2017

By Heikki Nousiainen

Kafka Users and Access Control

Aiven Kafka now provides user and topic-level control. 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

Kafka Connect is now available in preview from Aiven. Find out which connectors we’re starting with and how to set them up.

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May 31, 2017

By Heikki Nousiainen

Larger Aiven PostgreSQL and Aiven Kafka plans in Azure

Microsoft Azure continues to grow and so does the demand of Aiven services there, which is why we’ve added larger PostgreSQL and Kafka plans; learn more.

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April 20, 2017

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven Kafka 0.10.2 now available

With improved stability and enhancements, Kafka 0.10.2 adds incredible functionality for Aiven Kafka users. Read about the specific improvements and how to get it.

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March 30, 2017

By Heikki Nousiainen

Benchmarking Kafka Performance Part 1: Write Throughput

Read our popular post that reviews Apache Kafka's raw write throughput performance in AWS, Azure, Google, and UpCloud.

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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 20, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

New AWS regions, Kafka topic management and PostgreSQL connection pooling

Our region count is now 51 and we’re celebrating by adding new features to Aiven Kafka and PostgreSQL. Find out what features we added.

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November 30, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

Aiven in Google Tokyo & other updates

Aiven is now active in Google Tokyo and we’re planning some feature additions to our Kafka and PostgreSQL services. Find out more.

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August 18, 2016

By Heikki Nousiainen

Getting started with Aiven Kafka

Apache Kafka is powerful, but complicated to run alone. Find out how Aiven Kafka makes it easy for Aiven users to set up and run Kafka instances here.

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July 13, 2016

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven Kafka now publicly available!

Want open-source, vendor-neutral Apache Kafka? Look no further, Aiven Kafka is now available across 4 clouds. Find out the specifics here.