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Aiven for Apache Flink®

A fully managed streaming SQL engine based on Apache Flink, for all your event-driven applications and streaming analytics needs.

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How it works

What is Apache Flink® like with Aiven?

Get up and running with the full power of Apache Flink in under 10 minutes. With seamless integration with Aiven for Apache Kafka you can easily process millions of events per minute and transfer data to your desired destination. And with the added ability to integrate logs and metrics, you'll have a complete overview of your system's performance.

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Benefits of Aiven’s managed service for Apache Flink®

Flink is part of a new class of systems that see data as event streams, which makes it possible to process those events scalably and in real time. It’s helping organizations transition away from batch processing towards powerful stream processing.

Aiven’s managed Apache Flink service is a perfect companion to Aiven for Apache Kafka. You'll be able to perform filtering, enriching, aggregation, alerting and analysis of events in real time.


Managed Apache Flink and Apache Kafka under the same roof.

The combination of Aiven for Apache Kafka and Flink results in the easiest event stream processing solution on the market. Having Apache Flink and Apache Kafka from Aiven means that you can easily integrate the two services with the click of a few buttons while at the same time you get the same SLA support team for both your services from the same vendor. No more separate billing and invoicing for the different components of your streaming infrastrcuture.


No code to write, only simple SQL statements in Flink.

Apache Flink enables you to easily create real-time streaming analytics and build event driven applications by using the familiar SQL language. No coding required.


Super-transparent pricing. No networking costs.

Aiven for Apache Flink comes with all-inclusive pricing. No hidden fees or charges, just one payment that covers networking to data storage, and everything in-between.


99.99% SLA, 24/7 support

Downtime is a disaster for critical applications. That’s why Aiven makes sure you get 99.99% SLA. Plus, you get access to an expert support organization round the clock, every day of the year—in case you need a helping hand.

Customer use cases

How Aiven customers use Apache Flink

Real-time alerting

Make your streaming data immediately actionable by alerting on out-of-bounds values or detecting anomalous patterns.

  • Ad optimizations
  • Buyer personalization
  • Real-time inventory management
  • Fraud detection
  • Stock trading

Streaming analytics

Build streaming analytics for your data streams aggregated over time windows. Push the data to the integrated Aiven for OpenSearch service for visualizing with updated dashboards in near real time.

  • User locations
  • Real time inventory management
  • IT security
  • A/B testing
  • Trend Monitoring

Real-time data transformation

Simplify your streaming data processing by enriching, aggregating or filtering the data only once – before it is passed on to your business applications.

  • GDPR compliance
  • Error management
  • Quality monitoring


Key features of Aiven for Apache Flink

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Flexible, fast and stress-free

  • Production-ready Apache Flink clusters in 5 minutes
  • Deploy to the cloud of your choice — choose from major cloud providers including AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure
  • Easily integrate your data with source and sink connectors to other Aiven services
  • All inclusive pricing — network costs are covered, no surprises


Integrate with your data infrastructure



DevOps-friendly management and development

  • Manage your Flink cluster using the Aiven Console (GUI) or CLI tools
  • Seamlessly scale your clusters up and down as you go
  • Guaranteed compatibility with open source software
  • Migrate easily between clouds and regions


Reliable, secure and zero lock-in

  • Self-healing platform with 99.99% SLA for uptime
  • Minimal downtime during scaling, upgrading, and other management options
  • Secure and compliant solution — ISO 27001:2013, SOC2, GDPR, HIPAA, and PCI/DSS

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Pricing plans

Scale up or down. Pay only for what you use.

All inclusive Flink pricing so you have no end of the month surprises.
No add-on maintenance, networking and storage fees.

  • Business

    starting from


    • 3 dedicated VMs
    • 2-8 CPU per VM
    • 4-32 GB RAM per VM


  • Premium

    starting from


    • 6-15 dedicated VMs
    • 2-8 CPU per VM
    • 4-32 GB RAM per VM
    • Everything in Business, plus more compute capacity


Need help? Use our Pricing Calculator to get a recommended plan based on your unique data needs and requirements.

Data retention is only limited by storage. For information about annual discount or plan capacity beyond the listed plans, please contact us



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