Get started

with Aiven

Whether you’re new to managed services or a seasoned cloud infra pro, getting started with Aiven is easy.

Start your free trial

Everything you need –
for free

We provide a free 30-day trial, give you $300 credit to play with, and unrestricted access to our complete range of open source services.

When you’ve finished the trial period, you only pay for what you use. There are no hidden charges, and you can shut down and spin up clusters, add services, or change providers at the click of a button.


Sign up for a trial

Starting a trial is easy and
stress-free with our web-based console.

  • No credit card needed

  • No cloud account needed

  • No install needed

Just sign up and you’re good to go.


Create a service

Once you’re in, you can spin up
a cluster in under 10 minutes.

  • Select a service

  • Choose a provider, region and plan

  • Name and create your service

That’s it! Welcome to the cloud.


Have fun

With everything up and running,
it’s time to play around.

Find more ideas to get started below.

What is Aiven?

With Aiven, you’ll never need to worry about managing your data infra again. We’ll take care of it for you.

All your favourite open source services and tools are ready and waiting for you to deploy on the cloud of your choice. Just pick your services, integrations, cloud provider and storage needs, and you’re good to go.

  • Apache Kafka
    Apache Kafka
  • Apache Kafka Connect
    Apache Kafka Connect
  • Apache Kafka MirrorMaker 2
    Apache Kafka MirrorMaker 2
  • M3
  • M3 Aggregator
    M3 Aggregator
  • Apache Cassandra
    Apache Cassandra
  • Elasticsearch
  • PostgreSQL
  • MySQL
  • Redis
  • InfluxDB
  • Grafana

Ready to get started?

Sign up for your free, unlimited 30 day trial.

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“By having Aiven manage our databases, our team can focus on building our core business.”

Andy Librian

Technical Expert at Vidio

What to do next?

Once you've spun up your clusters, you're free to explore and play around. You'll find lots of ideas and tutorials in our help documentation, blog, and developer portal, but here are a few suggestions to get you started.

Developer portal

Check out our developer portal for the deep dive on developer documentation.

Get help

Aiven’s extensive help articles are a great resource if you need ideas or assistance.

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Test the whole platform for 30 days with no ifs, ands, or buts.

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