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Enable Apache Kafka® Connect on Aiven for Apache Kafka®

To enable Apache Kafka® Connect on Aiven for Apache Kafka® services, those should be running on business or premium plans.


Aiven provides the option to run Apache Kafka Connect on the same nodes as your Apache Kafka cluster, sharing the resources. This is a low-cost way to get started with Apache Kafka Connect. A standalone Aiven for Apache Kafka® Connect allows you to scale independently, offers more CPU time and memory for the Kafka Connect service and reduces load on nodes, making the cluster more stable.

To enable Apache Kafka Connect on Aiven for Apache Kafka nodes

  1. Log into Aiven Console and select the Aiven for Apache Kafka service where to enable Apache Kafka Connect
  2. Scroll down the Service overview page to the Apache Kafka Connect section and turn it on.

The Apache Kafka Connect connection information are now available at the top of the Service overview page in the Kafka Connect tab.