April 3, 2019 | Episode 26

Magnus Edenhill on librdkafka 1.0

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After several years of development, librdkafka has finally reached 1.0! It remains API compatible with older versions of the library, so you won’t need to make any changes to your application. There are, however, several important new features like the idempotent producer, sparse broker connections, support for the vaunted KIP-62 and a complete makeover for the C#/.NET client.

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