[ANNOUNCE] [RELEASE] Strimzi Kafka Operators 0.31.1

Jakub Scholz

Strimzi Kafka Operators 0.31.1 has been released. The main changes in this release include:
* Kafka 3.1.2 and 3.2.3 (fixes CVE-2022-34917)
* Make sasl.server.max.receive.size broker option user configurable
* Documentation improvements
* Configuring number of operator replicas through the Strimzi Helm Chart
* Update Strimzi Kafka Bridge to 0.22.1

Strimzi 0.31 is the last Strimzi version supporting Kubernetes 1.16, 1.17 and 1.18!

For more details and installation files, go to https://github.com/strimzi/strimzi-kafka-operator/releases/tag/0.31.1

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this release!

Thanks & Regards
Strimzi team