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From Neha Narkhede <neha.narkh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Kafka 0.6-RC2 -> 0.7 migration
Date Thu, 22 Mar 2012 18:59:34 GMT
Hey Eric,

Nice to hear from you ! :-)

The wire and disk format changed to accomodate the compression
feature. The upgrade path is documented here, so is the new format -
http://people.apache.org/~nehanarkhede/kafka-0.7.0-incubating/RELEASE-NOTES.html

Hope that helps,
Neha


On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 11:54 AM, Eric Tschetter <echeddar@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Kafka users,
>
> We've been using Kafka 0.6-RC2 with no problems for a while now and
> are now looking to actually catch up with the rest of the Kafka world.
>  I was wondering if these versions are backwards compatible.
> Specifically, I'm wondering about the compatibility of the on-disk
> messages and the client APIs.  I'm wondering if there are any
> conversion steps to upgrade the data (or if I need to update clients
> first or something like that), or should I just be able to update my
> jars at will and have things continue to work?
>
> I've been looking around a bit and haven't found too much detail about
> this, so I decided to ask here.  If this is documented somewhere,
> please feel free to point me to that.
>
> --Eric

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