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April 19, 2021 | Episode 154

Apache Kafka 2.8 - ZooKeeper Removal Update (KIP-500) and Overview of Latest Features

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Apache Kafka 2.8 is out! This release includes early access to the long-anticipated ZooKeeper removal encapsulated in KIP-500, as well as other key updates, including the addition of a Describe Cluster API, support for mutual TLS authentication on SASL_SSL listeners, exposed task configurations in the Kafka Connect REST API, the removal of a properties argument for the TopologyTestDriver, the introduction of a Kafka Streams specific uncaught exception handler, improved handling of window size in Streams, and more.

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