[ANNOUNCE] Strimzi Kafka Operators 0.17.0 is now available

Jakub Scholz

Strimzi Kafka Operators 0.17.0 has been released. The main changes since 0.16 include:
* Add possibility to set Java System Properties via CR yaml
* Add support for Mirror Maker 2.0
* Add Jmxtrans deployment
* Add public keys of TLS listeners to the status section of the Kafka CR
* Various bug-fixes
* Dependency upgrades to avoid CVEs
* Improved system tests and documentation

For more details about the release and the upgrade procedure, please go to https://github.com/strimzi/strimzi-kafka-operator/releases/tag/0.17.0

Full list of changes can be found under the [0.17.0 milestone](https://github.com/strimzi/strimzi-kafka-operator/milestone/16?closed=1).

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this release!

Thanks & Regards
Strimzi team