Getting started with Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka

A fully hosted and managed Apache Kafka service.

Learn more about Kafka - Create a free Kafka instance

Your Red Hat account provides you with access to try, use, and provision managed cloud services, review documentation, and more.

  • Try Kafka at no cost for 48 hours.
  • You'll get a new Kafka instance in less than three minutes.
  • Get ready to connect your apps to a Kafka topic.

Try our Kafka service at no cost

Get started with Kafka

Learn more about Kafka - Create a free Kafka instance

Your Red Hat account provides you with access to try, use, and provision managed cloud services, review documentation, and more.

  • Try Kafka at no cost for 48 hours.
  • You'll get a new Kafka instance in less than three minutes.
  • Get ready to connect your apps to a Kafka topic.

Log into your Red Hat account to get started or create an account now.

Get started with Kafka

OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka quick starts

Getting started

Get started with Streams for Apache Kafka

Learn how to create and set up your first Apache Kafka instance in Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka.

Messages

Use Quarkus applications with Kafka instances in Streams for Apache Kafka

Learn how to use Quarkus applications to produce messages and consume messages from a Kafka instance in Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka.

Interaction

Use Kafkacat with Kafka instances in Streams for Apache Kafka

Learn how to use Kafkacat to interact with a Kafka instance in Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka.

scripts

Use Kafka bin scripts with Stream for Apache Kafka

Learn how to use Kafka bin scripts to interact with a Kafka instance in Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka.

kafka pizza

Connect to your Kafka instance from the Developer Sandbox

In this article, Don Schenck guides you through the process of using OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka from code running in a different instance on the Developer Sandbox for Red Hat OpenShift. The video explains the advantages of this setup, where all code is running in the cloud.

Connect to a no-cost Kafka instance from the Developer Sandbox

Need help with Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka?

Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka is a fully hosted and managed Kafka service for stream-based applications that reduces the operational cost and complexity of delivering real-time applications across hybrid-cloud environments. Talk to a sales expert about how to best incorporate OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka into your development environment.