Kafka Monthly Digest: November 2019

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In this 22nd edition of the Kafka Monthly Digest, I will cover what happened in the Kafka Community in November.

For last month’s digest, see “Kafka Monthly Digest: October 2019.”

Releases

  • 2.2.2: After two release candidates, Randall Hauch released this bugfix version on December 1, 2019. It contains 38 fixes, including 5 blockers. See the release notes for full details.
  • 2.4.0: The release process of 2.4.0 is continuing. On November 14, 2019, Manikumar Reddy published the first release candidate. The community found a number of blocker issues that postponed the release. RC1 was published on November 20, 2019, but another blocker was found. Another vote will start once a new RC is out.

KIPs

November was relatively quiet in terms of KIPs as the community only submitted three (KIP-547 to KIP-549). So, let’s look at all of them:

Blogs

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