We are proud to announce the release of Apache Kafka® 3.5.0. This release contains many new features and improvements. This blog post will highlight some of the more prominent features. For a full list of changes, be sure to check the release notes.
See the Upgrading to 3.5.0 from any version 0.8.x through 3.4.x section in the documentation for the list of notable changes and detailed upgrade steps.
The ability to migrate Kafka clusters from ZK to KRaft mode with no downtime is still an early access feature. It is currently only suitable for testing in non-production environments. See KIP-866 for more details.
Click through for some of the highlights and check out the full release notes as well.