We are thrilled to announce the release of Apache Samza 1.8.0.

Key Features:

Below is a list of key features that we intend to include in this release:

  • [SEP-31] : Pipeline Drain- Support the ability to drain pipelines to allow incompatible intermediate schema changes
  • [SAMZA-2757] : Make Samza Compatible with Java 11

Full list of the jira tickets addressed in this release can be found [here]

Upgrade Instructions

For applications that are already on Samza 1.7.0, updating your dependencies to use Samza 1.8.0 should be sufficient to upgrade.

For applications that are on version 1.6 & below, please see instructions for 1.7.0 upgrade.

Sources downloads

A source download of Samza 1.8.0 is available here, and is also available in Apache’s Maven repository.

See Samza’s download page for details and Samza’s feature preview for new features.