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Lenses is a developer experience for streaming data operations. It enables developers to self-serve and operate any Apache Kafka instance, reducing the cost and complexity associated with building real-time data pipelines and applications.

Here’s how to get started with Lenses, from understanding core features to setting everything up.


Lenses and Kafka admin

Data observibility

Use the catalog and Lenses SQL to find data. Understand the concepts on schemas, metadata, namespacing and protection policies.


Using Lenses to stay compliant.

Self service & governance

Self server tenants for your data platform

Data applications & integration

Use Lenses to create streaming flows, connect data sources and monitor your custom apps.


Automation in data operations with Lenses