Find out what is new in IBM Event Streams.
Support for IBM Cloud Private on Linux on IBM Z
In addition to Linux® 64-bit (x86_64) systems, Event Streams 2018.3.1 and later is also supported on Linux on IBM® Z systems.
Support for IBM Cloud Private version 3.1.1
In addition to IBM Cloud Private 3.1.0, Event Streams 2018.3.1 and later is also supported on IBM Cloud Private 3.1.1.
Kafka version upgraded to 2.0.1
Event Streams 2018.3.1 uses the Kafka 2.0.1 release.
Kafka Connect sink connector for IBM MQ
In addition to the Kafka Connect source connector for IBM MQ, the Kafka Connect sink connector for IBM MQ is also availble to use with IBM Event Streams 2018.3.1 and later.
Support for Kafka quotas to allow clients to be throttled
You can set Kafka quotas to control the broker resources used by clients.
New design for sample application
The UI for the starter application has been redesigned to have both the producer and the consumer on a single page.
New Cluster Connection view with API Key generation and updated geo-replication flow
A new UI component helps obtain connection details (including certificates and API keys), access sample code snippets, and set up geo-replication (geo-replication is not available in Community Edition). Log in to your Event Streams UI, and click Connect to this cluster on the right to access the new UI.
Default resource requirements have changed
See the updated tables for the Event Streams resource requirements.
Documentation: Highlighting differences between versions
Any difference in features or behaviour between Event Streams releases is highlighted in the documentation using the following graphics:
- Applicable to IBM Event Streams 2018.3.1.
- Applicable to IBM Event Streams 2018.3.0.
First GA release.