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Cloudera Distribution of Apache Kafka 1.4.0 for CDH 5.x

We are pleased to announce the release of the Cloudera Distribution of Apache Kafka 1.4.0 for CDH 5.  Apache Kafka is a distributed publish-subscribe messaging system. This release is based on Apache Kafka 0.8.2, adds support for distribution as a package as well as a parcel, and includes fixes for key issues.


New Features:


  • Cloudera Distribution of Apache Kafka 1.4 is now distributed via native packages as well as a parcel

Notable Fixes:


  • KAFKA-2633: Default logging from tools to Stderr.

  • KAFKA-1664: Kafka does not properly parse multiple ZK nodes with non-root chroot.

  • KAFKA-2477: Fix a race condition between log append and fetch that causes OffsetOutOfRangeException.

  • KAFKA-2024: Cleaner can generate unindexable log segments.

  • KAFKA-2118: Cleaner can not clean after shutdown during replaceSegments.

We look forward to you trying it out, using the information below:


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