Confluent platform update targets streaming data quality
Confluent unveiled a host of new features for its cloud-based data streaming platform, highlighted by an expansion of its Stream Governance suite of tools and new sharing capabilities.
The vendor offers Confluent Cloud as a managed service for its cloud customers and Confluent Platform for on-premises users. Both are built on Apache Kafka, an open source technology for streaming data, and enable customers to capture and ingest data from disparate sources as events occur to fuel real-time decisions.
The new Confluent Cloud capabilities were introduced on May 16 during Kafka Summit London, a conference organized by Confluent for developers, data engineers and other users of Apache Kafka.
Before this most recent update, Confluent’s platform improvements included added governance for streaming data pipe …