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From Neha Narkhede <neha.narkh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Apache Kafka 0.8.1 Released
Date Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:01:11 GMT
>> Is it possible to update from 0.8 on the fly (rolling upgrade)?

Yes.


On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 3:59 PM, ted won <realtimecep@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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