RC1 of Strimzi Kafka Operators 0.33.0 is available for testing

Jakub Scholz

Release candidate 1 of Strimzi Kafka Operators 0.33.0 is now available for testing. The main improvements in this release include:
* Support for Kafka 3.3.2
* Automatically restarts of failed Connect or Mirror Maker 2 connectors
* Redesign of Strimzi User Operator to improve its scalability
* Move to Java 17
* Improved FIPS support

For more details, a full list of changes, and installation files, go to https://github.com/strimzi/strimzi-kafka-operator/releases/tag/0.33.0-rc1

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

Thanks & Regards
Strimzi team