It is important to fully test a managed service before moving forward with a new vendor. You can use the following spreadsheet to know what to test and how to test it.
The linked document includes the following sections:
Operations and management
Note: As of version 3.0, Aiven for Apache Kafka no longer supports Confluent Schema Registry. For more information, see this article that describes the replacement, Karapace.
Multi-cluster via MirrorMaker
Make a copy of the document to keep track of your Aiven for Apache Kafka POC phase. Aiven is happy to collaborate with you during your evaluation phase and answer any questions. Reach out to email@example.com with any questions or to set up a call with a solutions architect.