Deploy Confluent REST Proxy in a Production Environment

Deploying REST Proxy in a production environment involves several steps that ensure high availability, scalability, and security of the REST interface to your Apache Kafka® cluster. Confluent REST Proxy provides a RESTful interface to a Kafka cluster, making it easier for your applications to produce and consume messages without needing a native Kafka client.

Refer to the following information for details about using REST Proxy with Confluent Server and as a standalone service.