Choose an option that best fits your needs

Try the fully managed cloud offering

The IBM Event Streams on IBM Cloud™ Lite plan enables you to experience the cloud managed service for free.

Deploy your Kafka application against our highly available service in under 10 minutes.

Deploy in a demo environment

Use this interactive tutorial to deploy container-native IBM Event Streams software.

This tutorial takes you through the process of deploying IBM Event Streams and provides a sample application to use as you try the product.

Install in your own environment

Install IBM Event Streams Community Edition on either Red Hat® OpenShift® or the IBM Cloud Private container platform.

The IBM Event Streams Community Edition enables you to try features, such as the schema registry and the connector catalog, and monitor the health of your Kafka cluster.

Connect and engage

Contact IBM distinguished engineers and Apache Kafka experts at no charge