Get Started with Confluent Cloud for Apache Flink

Welcome to Confluent Cloud for Apache Flink®️. This section guides you through the steps to get your queries running using the Confluent Cloud Console (browser-based) and the Flink SQL shell (CLI-based).

If you’re currently using Confluent Cloud in a region that doesn’t yet support Flink, so you can’t use your data in existing Apache Kafka® topics, you can still try out Flink SQL by using sample data generators or the Example catalog, which are used in the quick starts and How-to Guides for Confluent Cloud for Apache Flink.

Choose one of the following quick starts to get started with Flink SQL on Confluent Cloud:

Also, you can access Flink by using the REST API and the Confluent Terraform Provider.

If you get stuck, have a question, or want to provide feedback or feature requests, don’t hesitate to reach out. Check out Get Help with Confluent Cloud for Apache Flink for our support channels.