Confluent adds free tier to Kafka real-time streaming data cloud service

When Confluent launched a cloud service in 2017, it was trying to reduce some of the complexity related to running a Kafka streaming data application. Today, it introduced a free tier to that cloud se

Open-source leader Confluent raises $125M on $2.5B valuation

Confluent, the commercial company built on top of the open-source Apache Kafka project, announced a $125 million Series D round this morning on an enormous $2.5 billion valuation. The round was led by

Confluent achieves Holy Grail of ‘exactly once’ delivery on Kafka messaging service

Confluent, the commercial company behind the open source messaging tool, Apache Kafka, announced a new feature this week that should please Kafka users — the ability to send a message using Kafk

Confluent raises $50M to continue growing commercial arm of Apache Kafka

Confluent, the commercial company built on top of the open sourceĀ Apache Kafka streaming database project, announced today that it has closed a $50 million investment. The round was led by Sequoia wi

Confluent Closes $24M Series B Round For Its Apache Kafka-Based Stream Data Platform

The open source Kafka real-time stream data service was incubated at LinkedIn over five years ago. Since then, Kafka has become an official Apache open-source project and the original developers left

Benchmark Backs Real-Time Data-Processing Startup Confluent

Companies nowadays are creating huge amounts of data, but harnessing it and making it useful still remains a problem for many businesses. A new company called Confluent, which was founded by members o