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What’s new

Find out what is new in IBM Event Streams version 11.0.x.

Release 11.0.2

Kafka version upgraded to 3.2.0

Event Streams version 11.0.2 includes Kafka release 3.2.0, and supports the use of all Kafka interfaces.

Documentation: Highlighting differences between versions

Any difference in features or behavior introduced by Event Streams 11.0.2 compared to 11.0.1 or earlier is highlighted in this documentation by using the following graphic: Event Streams 11.0.2 icon

Release 11.0.1

Kafka version upgraded to 3.1.0

Event Streams version 11.0.1 includes Kafka release 3.1.0, and supports the use of all Kafka interfaces.

Documentation: Highlighting differences between versions

Any difference in features or behavior introduced by Event Streams 11.0.1 compared to 11.0.0 or earlier is highlighted in this documentation by using the following graphic: Event Streams 11.0.1 icon

Renewing certificates for existing deployments

Event Streams 11.0.1 iconEvent Streams 11.0.1 and later supports the renewal of certificate authority (CA) certificates and keys for an existing deployment.

Release 11.0.0

Support for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.10

Event Streams 11.0.0 introduces support for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.10.

Kafka version upgraded to 3.0.0

Event Streams version 11.0.0 includes Kafka release 3.0.0, and supports the use of all Kafka interfaces.

Apicurio version upgraded to 2.2.0

Event Streams 11.0.0 includes Apicurio Registry version 2.2.0 for managing schemas.

Support for Kafka Bridge

With Kafka Bridge, you can connect client applications to your Event Streams cluster over HTTP.

Support for OAuth

Open Authorization (OAuth) is an open standard for authorization that allows client applications secure delegated access to specified resources. OAuth works over HTTPS and uses access tokens for authorization rather than credentials.

You can configure OAuth for Event Streams to grant access to your Kafka cluster and resources.

Kafka Proxy added for producer metrics

In IBM Event Streams version 11.0.0 and later, a Kafka Proxy handles gathering metrics from producing applications. The information is displayed in the Producers dashboard. The proxy is optional and is not enabled by default. To enable producer metrics gathering and have the information displayed in the dashboard, enable the Kafka Proxy.