Created on 07-19-2017 09:26 PM
The following versions of Apache Kafka have been incorporated in HDP 2.2.0 to 2.6.1: 0.8.1, 0.8.2, 0.9.0, 0.10.0, 0.10.1. Apache Kafka is now at 0.11.
Hortonworks is working to make Kafka easier for enterprises to use. New focus areas include creation of a Kafka Admin Panel to create/delete topics and manage user permissions, easier and safer distribution of security tokens and support for multiple ways of publishing/consuming data via a Kafka REST server/API. Here are a few areas of strong contribution:
This article lists below new features beyond Hortonworks contribution. At the high level, the following have been added by the overall community.
Here is the list of NEW FEATURES as they have been included in the release notes.
Apache Kafka shines in use cases like:
Apache Kafka continues to be a dynamic and extremely popular project with more and more adoption.