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Cost-Cutting in Confluent Platform

Nick Bryan shares some techniques for reducing the cost of running on Confluent Platform:

To start, there are several Confluent Platform features that can greatly reduce your Kafka cluster’s infrastructure footprint. For use cases involving high data ingestion rates, lengthy data retention periods, or stringent disaster recovery requirements, Confluent Platform can help to reduce infrastructure costs by up to 50%.

One of the most important features for this cost category is Tiered Storage.

Read on for a few tips.