Welcome to Stackable: Your Data Platform Alternative

Welcome to Stackable - Your Data Platform Alternative

Stackable - Cloudera alternative

The Stackable Data Platform

Data Management with Open Source Flexibility

The Stackable difference

Why Transition to Stackable?

ontology, knowledge graph

Your Gateway to Real Open Source

Stackable’s commitment to open-source is unmatched, offering a wide array of applications including Apache Kafka®, Apache Druid, Trino, and Apache Spark™.

Stackable with its management tools is completely open-source incl. publicly available code & binaries.

Experience the freedom to customize, scale, and evolve your data solutions without the constraints of vendor lock-in.

data quality, lineage and provenance

Your Adaptive In-House Data Platform

Tailor your data platform to meet your organization’s unique challenges and opportunities, ensuring a perfect alignment with your business requirements and goals.

The Stackable Data Platform empowers you with complete control and ownership, guaranteeing data sovereignty and the full possibility for customization. 

Stackable ensures that you can manage and govern your data securely, in full compliance with internal policies and regulatory standards, making “your data, your platform” a reality.

Stackable’s BENEFITS

What's so great about Stackable?

At Stackable, we believe that we can provide a data platform alternative with the products and services that we offer:

  • Premier Support: Stackable rethinks customer support in the area of complex data architecture management and provides the highest level of service. This is something that is confirmed time and time again by our customers and the community.
  • Latest Technology Updates: Stay at the forefront with Stackable. We ensure your teams have immediate access to the newest features and versions in the data tech world, from data management to analytics. At the same time, we guarantee regular and gradual updates, clear migration paths and long-term support (LTS) across multiple releases.
  • Enhanced Data Security: In the face of ever-increasing risks of data breaches, Stackable offers constantly updated, robust security measures for maximum data security. 
  • Cyber resilience: Stackable offers alignment with the EU’s Cyber Resilience Act (CRA), in-depth CVE assessment, adherence to CSAF standards incl. VEX, and comprehensive SBOMs for superior risk management and compliance.
  • Optimized Scalability: Scale smarter with Stackable. Our platform ensures efficient resource use.
  • Real digital sovereignty: Stackable runs anywhere Kubernetes runs – on-prem, in private clouds, in public clouds, even on laptops.
  • Cost-Effective Community Innovation: Leverage the latest open source advances cost-effectively. Stackable’s integration with community-driven free technology ensures a high ROI.
  • Modular approach: ideal for the development of individual data products and use in the data mesh.
  • Simple pricing model: The pricing model for our business support is fair, simple and easy to understand, with no hidden costs or proprietary add-ons.
  • Unique differentiating product features:
    • Designing and managing data architectures via infrastructure-as-code.
    • Security policies crafted and maintained as code using OpenPolicyAgent.
    • Comprehensive, integrated log aggregation.
    • Natively integrated monitoring with export of all relevant metrics.

Step into the Future with Stackable: Choose a data platform that’s not just cutting-edge and secure, but also adaptable to the rapid evolution of technology. Stackable is the smart choice for forward-thinking, efficient data management.

You are an engineer? You’ll love it!

Since everything with Stackable is defined in code, engineers can always have throw-away, production-like development environments at their fingertips. And with tools such as stackablectl, you can even define your own releases for your enterprise platform.

Smooth Transitioning

Migrating to Stackable...

Migrating off a system is never an easy task – we hear you! Therefore, we have made it as simple as possible to keep the good and improve from the not so good in a few simple steps:

  1. Personalized onboarding: Our team gets to know your customer-specific needs and the way your present data platform is currently used, creating the foundation for a customized transition plan.
  2. Customized Migration Approach: We develop a migration strategy that minimizes disruption, ensuring a smooth transition to Stackable’s more cost-effective and flexible environment.
  3. Optimized Implementation: Our experts ensure Stackable is optimally set up for your specific requirements.
  4. Ongoing Support and Updates: Enjoy continuous support and regular updates from Stackable, keeping your data strategies agile, secure, and ahead of the curve.


Absolutely. Stackable is designed with flexibility and compatibility in mind, enabling you to leverage your existing hardware investments. Our platform is built on Kubernetes, which means it can be deployed in a wide range of environments, including your current on-premises hardware setup. This approach allows you to maximize the value of your existing infrastructure while transitioning to Stackable’s advanced data management capabilities. Our goal is to provide you with a powerful, scalable data platform that integrates seamlessly with your existing resources, ensuring a cost-effective and efficient transition.

That’s not a problem. While Stackable is designed to run optimally on Kubernetes, we understand that not every organization has adopted Kubernetes yet. To accommodate this, we offer support and guidance for setting up a Kubernetes environment as part of your migration to Stackable. Our team can assist you in deploying a Kubernetes cluster that suits your organization’s needs, whether it’s on-premises or in the cloud. Additionally, we provide training and resources to ensure your team is comfortable managing and operating Kubernetes. This approach not only facilitates a smooth transition to Stackable but also sets the foundation for a more flexible and scalable infrastructure in your organization, preparing you for future technological advancements.

Stackable is designed for efficient, reliable data migration with minimal downtime. We employ advanced migration tools and protocols to ensure data integrity and continuity. Our experienced team will work closely with you to develop a customized migration plan that prioritizes data safety and minimizes operational disruption.

Absolutely. Stackable is built on open-source principles, ensuring high compatibility with a wide range of tools and systems. Our platform is designed to integrate seamlessly with your existing infrastructure, providing a smooth transition and continued interoperability.

We believe in transparency and straightforwardness. Our migration process is designed to be as simple and cost-effective as possible. We provide a detailed breakdown of all costs upfront, ensuring there are no surprises. Our team will also guide you through the process, addressing any complexities along the way.

Stackable is engineered for high performance and scalability. We’ve successfully served clients with various demanding use cases, showing good performance metrics in many scenarios. We can conduct a performance assessment based on your specific needs to demonstrate how Stackable can meet or exceed your requirements.

We offer comprehensive training and robust support to ensure your team is well-equipped for the transition. This includes detailed documentation, hands-on training sessions, and ongoing support to address any challenges swiftly. Our goal is to make the transition to Stackable as smooth and efficient as possible for your team.

Data security and compliance are top priorities at Stackable. Our platform includes robust security features and is regularly updated to comply with the latest data security regulations. We are happy to support you in demonstrating compliance with the regulations in your company.

Stackable is designed for future growth and adaptability. Our platform is scalable to meet evolving business needs. Stackable’s technological openness ensures that new technologies can also be flexibly integrated. We are committed to keeping our customers at the forefront of technological advancement to ensure long-term scalability and adaptability.

Let's get in contact!

How can we support you?

Contact Sönke Liebau to get in touch with us:


Sönke Liebau

Sönke Liebau

CPO & CO-FOUNDER of Stackable

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