Kafka Connect 2.0.1-1611 Release Notes

Release notes for the Kafka Connect for MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka component included in the MapR Converged Data Platform.

Version 2.0.1
Release Date December 9, 2016
MapR Version Compatibility See Ecosystem Support Matrix
Source on GitHub n/a
GitHub Release Tag 2.0.1-mapr-1611
Package Names See Package Names for MapR Expansion Packs (MEPs)

New in the Release

This release is the first MapR release of the Kafka Connect for MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka. The kafka-connect-jdbc package is a Kafka Connector used to import data from any relational database with a JDBC driver into MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka or Apache Kafka topics. The kafka-connect-hdfs package is a Kafka Connector for copying data between MapR Event Store For Apache Kafka or Apache Kafka and MapRFS. See the Apache Kafka Connect for more information.

Known Issues and Limitations

The following are either known issues or limitations.

  • Ensure that the latest MapR patch version is installed before using the JDBC and HDFS connectors. The latest MapR patch contains a fix associated with Kafka Connect for MapR streams functionality.
  • Distributed mode is not available in MapR version 5.2.0.