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Simplify Stream Processing With Serverless Apache Flink® From Confluent & Improving

March 19, 2024 | 3 Minute Read

We’re thrilled to be partnered with Confluent today as they announce the general availability of the industry’s only cloud-native, serverless Apache Flink service. Available directly within Confluent’s data streaming platform alongside a cloud-native service for Apache Kafka®, the new Flink offering is now ready for use on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. Directly integrated with Improving, Confluent provides a simple solution for accessing and processing data streams from across the entire business to build a real-time, contextual, and trustworthy knowledge base to fuel applications.

Easily build high-quality, reusable data streams with the industry’s only cloud-native, serverless Flink service

Apache Flink is a unified stream and batch processing framework that has been a top-five Apache project for many years. Flink has a strong, diverse contributor community backed by companies like Alibaba and Apple. It powers stream processing platforms at many companies, including digital natives like Uber, Netflix, and Linkedin, as well as successful enterprises like ING, Goldman Sachs, and Comcast.

Fully integrated with Apache Kafka on Confluent Cloud, Confluent’s new Flink service allows businesses to:

  • Effortlessly filter, join, and enrich your data streams with Flink, the de facto standard for stream processing

  • Enable high-performance and efficient stream processing at any scale, without the complexities of infrastructure management

  • Experience Kafka and Flink as a unified platform, with fully integrated monitoring, security, and governance

Confluent’s fully managed Flink service is now generally available across all three major cloud service providers, providing customers with a true multicloud solution and the flexibility to seamlessly deploy stream processing workloads everywhere their data and applications reside. Backed by a 99.99% uptime SLA, Confluent ensures reliable stream processing with support and services from the leading Kafka and Flink experts.

Getting Started

Learn more about Confluent’s cloud-native, serverless Apache Flink service—now generally available on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud.

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