RC1 of Strimzi Kafka Operators 0.29.0 is available for testing

Jakub Scholz

Release candidate 1 of Strimzi Kafka Operators 0.29.0 is now available for testing. The changes in this release include for example:
* Support for new Apache Kafka releases (3.0.1, 3.1.1 and 3.2.0)
* Renew user certificates in User Operator only during maintenance windows
* New rebalancing modes in the `KafkaRebalance` custom resource to add or remove brokers
* Experimental KRaft mode (ZooKeeper-less Kafka)
* Experimental support for the s390x platform

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

Thanks & Regards
Strimzi team