RC1 of Strimzi Kafka Operators 0.34.0 is available for testing

Jakub Scholz

Release candidate 1 of Strimzi Kafka Operators 0.34.0 is now available for testing. The main improvements in this release include:
* Add support for Kafka 3.4.0 and remove support for Kafka 3.2.x
* Stable Pod identities for Kafka Connect and MirrorMaker 2
* Use JDK HTTP client in the Kubernetes client instead of the OkHttp client
* Add TLS truststore configuration for HTTPS connections to OPA server
* Add image digest support in Helm chart
* Update Strimzi HTTP Bridge to 0.25.0 and strimzi Oauth to 0.12.0

For more details, a full list of changes, and installation files, go to https://github.com/strimzi/strimzi-kafka-operator/releases/tag/0.34.0-rc1

As usual, any feedback can be provided on the Strimzi mailing list, on the #strimzi channel on CNCF Slack, or as a GitHub issue or discussion.

Thanks & Regards
Strimzi team