Upgrade Overview for Confluent for Kubernetes

A Confluent for Kubernetes deployment includes:

  • Confluent for Kubernetes (CFK) Operator
  • Confluent Platform component clusters

As CFK and Confluent Platform are versioned differently, see the compatibility matrix for the compatibility between CFK and Confluent Platform.

You can upgrade either CFK or Confluent Platform independently from each other.

When you are planning for an upgrade of your CFK deployment, review the following so that you can chart the appropriate upgrade path:

The following upgrade paths are supported:

To upgrade from Confluent Operator 1.x to Confluent for Kubernetes, see Migrate to Confluent for Kubernetes.