Strimzi provides a way to run an Apache Kafka cluster on OpenShift and Kubernetes in various deployment configurations.

See our GitHub repository for more info.


Strimzi releases are available for download on our GitHub. The release artifacts contain documentation and example YAML files for deployment on OpenShift and Kubernetes. The Docker images are available on Docker Hub.

Older releases can be found in the Downloads page


Documentation for older releases can be found in the Documentation page

Getting help

If you encounter any issues while using Strimzi, you can get help using:


You can contribute by:

All bugs, tasks or enhancements are tracked as GitHub issues. Issues which might be a good start for new contributors are marked with “good-start” label.

The Hacking guide describes how to build Strimzi and how to test your changes before submitting a patch or opening a PR.

If you want to get in touch with us first before contributing, you can use:


Strimzi is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0