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From Bill Bejeck <bbej...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache Kafka 2.6.2
Date Wed, 21 Apr 2021 21:06:07 GMT
Congratulations to the community and thanks to all the contributors.

Thanks for driving the release, Sophie!

-Bill

On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 4:49 PM Randall Hauch <rhauch@apache.org> wrote:

> Than you for driving this release, Sophie! And thanks to everyone that
> contributed. Congratulations!
>
> Best regards,
>
> Randall
>
> On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 3:43 PM Sophie Blee-Goldman <
> ableegoldman@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > The Apache Kafka community is pleased to announce the release for Apache
> > Kafka 2.6.2
> >
> > This is a bug fix release and it includes fixes and improvements from
> > 35 JIRAs, including a few critical bugs.
> >
> > All of the changes in this release can be found in the release notes:
> > https://www.apache.org/dist/kafka/2.6.2/RELEASE_NOTES.html
> >
> >
> > You can download the source and binary release (Scala 2.12
> > and 2.13) from:
> > https://kafka.apache.org/downloads#2.6.2
> >
> >
> >
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> >
> > Apache Kafka is a distributed streaming platform with four core APIs:
> >
> >
> > ** The Producer API allows an application to publish a stream of 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 26 contributors to this release!
> >
> > A. Sophie Blee-Goldman, Andy Wilkinson, Bob Barrett, Bruno Cadonna,
> > Chia-Ping Tsai, Chris Egerton, dengziming, Greg Harris, Ismael Juma, Jim
> > Galasyn, John Roesler, Julien Jean Paul Sirocchi, Lee Dongjin, Luke Chen,
> > Manikumar Reddy, Matthias J. Sax, Michael G. Noll, Mickael Maison, Rajini
> > Sivaram, Ramesh Krishnan M, Randall Hauch, Sharath Bhat, Stanislav
> > Vodetskyi, Walker Carlson, Yilong Chang
> >
> > 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!
> >
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Sophie
> >
>

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