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From "Colin McCabe" <cmcc...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache Kafka 2.2.1
Date Tue, 04 Jun 2019 15:20:03 GMT
Thanks, Vahid.


On Mon, Jun 3, 2019, at 07:23, Vahid Hashemian wrote:
> The Apache Kafka community is pleased to announce the release for Apache
> Kafka 2.2.1
> This is a bugfix release for Kafka 2.2.0. All of the changes in this
> release can be found in the release notes:
> https://www.apache.org/dist/kafka/2.2.1/RELEASE_NOTES.html
> You can download the source and binary release from:
> https://kafka.apache.org/downloads#2.2.1
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Apache Kafka is a distributed streaming platform with four core APIs:
> ** The Producer API allows an application to publish a stream records to
> one or more Kafka topics.
> ** The Consumer API allows an application to subscribe to one or more
> topics and process the stream of records produced to them.
> ** The Streams API allows an application to act as a stream processor,
> consuming an input stream from one or more topics and producing an output
> stream to one or more output topics, effectively transforming the input
> streams to output streams.
> ** The Connector API allows building and running reusable producers or
> consumers that connect Kafka topics to existing applications or data
> systems. For example, a connector to a relational database might capture
> every change to a table.
> With these APIs, Kafka can be used for two broad classes of application:
> ** Building real-time streaming data pipelines that reliably get data
> between systems or applications.
> ** Building real-time streaming applications that transform or react to the
> streams of data.
> Apache Kafka is in use at large and small companies worldwide, including
> Capital One, Goldman Sachs, ING, LinkedIn, Netflix, Pinterest, Rabobank,
> Target, The New York Times, Uber, Yelp, and Zalando, among others.
> A big thank you for the following 30 contributors to this release!
> Anna Povzner, Arabelle Hou, A. Sophie Blee-Goldman, Bill Bejeck, Bob
> Barrett, Chris Egerton, Colin Patrick McCabe, Cyrus Vafadari, Dhruvil Shah,
> Doroszlai, Attila, Guozhang Wang, huxi, Jason Gustafson, John Roesler,
> Konstantine Karantasis, Kristian Aurlien, Lifei Chen, Magesh Nandakumar,
> Manikumar Reddy, Massimo Siani, Matthias J. Sax, Nicholas Parker, pkleindl,
> Rajini Sivaram, Randall Hauch, Sebastián Ortega, Vahid Hashemian, Victoria
> Bialas, Yaroslav Klymko, Zhanxiang (Patrick) Huang
> We welcome your help and feedback. For more information on how to report
> problems, and to get involved, visit the project website at
> https://kafka.apache.org/
> Thank you!
> Regards,
> --Vahid Hashemian

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