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From ted won <realtime...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Apache Kafka 0.8.1 Released
Date Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:59:01 GMT
Congrats!! I love Apache Kafka ~
On Mar 13, 2014 1:34 AM, "Joe Stein" <joestein@apache.org> wrote:

> The Apache Kafka community is pleased to announce the general availability
> release of Apache Kafka 0.8.1.
>
> The 0.8.1 release introduces log compaction
> http://kafka.apache.org/documentation.html#compaction and a move to
> Gradle for builds.
> Other changes in this release:
> https://archive.apache.org/dist/kafka/0.8.1/RELEASE_NOTES.html.
>
> Apache Kafka is high-throughput, publish-subscribe messaging system
> rethought of as a distributed commit log.
>
> ** Fast => A single Kafka broker can handle hundreds of megabytes of reads
> and
> writes per second from thousands of clients.
>
> ** Scalable => Kafka is designed to allow a single cluster to serve as the
> central data backbone
> for a large organization. It can be elastically and transparently expanded
> without downtime.
> Data streams are partitioned and spread over a cluster of machines to
> allow data streams
> larger than the capability of any single machine and to allow clusters of
> co-ordinated consumers.
>
> ** Durable => Messages are persisted on disk and replicated within the
> cluster to prevent
> data loss. Each broker can handle terabytes of messages without
> performance impact.
>
> ** Distributed by Design => Kafka has a modern cluster-centric design that
> offers
> strong durability and fault-tolerance guarantees.
>
> You can download the release from: http://kafka.apache.org/downloads.html
>
> We welcome your help and feedback. For more information on how to
> report problems, and to get involved, visit the project website at
> http://kafka.apache.org/
>
>

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