[ANNOUNCE] [RELEASE] Strimzi Kafka Operators 0.34.0

Jakub Scholz

Strimzi Kafka Operators 0.34.0 has been released. 

The main changes in this release include:
* Support for Kafka 3.4.0 and removed 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 about this release and installation files, go to https://github.com/strimzi/strimzi-kafka-operator/releases/tag/0.34.0

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

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this release!

Thanks & Regards
Strimzi team