[ANNOUNCE] [RELEASE] Strimzi Kafka Operators 0.30.0

Jakub Scholz

Strimzi Kafka Operators 0.30.0 has been released. The main changes in this release include:
* The `UseStrimziPodSets` feature gate moves to beta stage. StrimziPodSets are now enabled by default and used instead of StatefulSets.
* The `ServiceAccountPatching` feature gate moves to GA. It cannot be disabled anymore and will be permanently enabled.
* Remove Kafka 3.0.0 and 3.0.1
* Add network and CPU capacity overrides for Cruise Control capacity config
* Operator emits Kubernetes events to explain why it restarted a Kafka broker

For more details and installation files, go to https://github.com/strimzi/strimzi-kafka-operator/releases/tag/0.30.0

You can also check a video about the main new features on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/8Le8nFbJBm8

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this release!

Thanks & Regards
Strimzi team