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

Using Quarkus applications with Kafka instances in Red Hat OpenShift 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

Configuring and connecting Kafkacat with Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka

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

scripts

Configuring and connecting Kafka scripts with Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka

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

Build streams-based applications using the Apache Kafka ecosystem

Capture, stream, and process vast amounts of data using a scalable, fault-tolerant, and highly available streaming data platform to deliver cloud-native and event-driven streaming applications.

Red Hat's Apache Kafka ecosystem provides an array of supporting cloud services for Red Hat OpenShift Streams for Apache Kafka, including OpenShift Connectors, OpenShift Service Registry, AMQ Streams, schema designer, and a native integration with Red Hat OpenShift. Learn how to improve your productivity and reduce the complexity of managing and configuring Apache Kafka.

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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.