Kafka REST Proxy - 2104 (MEP 7.1.0) Release Notes

The notes below relate specifically to the HPE Ezmeral Data Fabric Distribution for Apache Kafka. You may also be interested in the Apache Kafka REST Proxy 5.1.2 changelog or the Apache Kafka REST Proxy project homepage.
Release Date April 2021
MapR Version Interoperability See MEP Components and OS Support
Source on GitHub https://github.com/mapr/kafka-rest
GitHub Release Tag
Maven Artifacts https://repository.mapr.com/maven/
Package Names See Package Names for MapR Ecosystem Packs (MEPs).

New in This Release

Kafka REST Proxy - 2104 introduces the following enhancements or HPE platform-specific behavior changes:
  • Kafka Rest works with the Avro format through the Schema Registry.
  • Service verifier


This HPE release includes the following fixes on the base release:
GitHub Commit Number



MapR Fix Number and Description
16ee375f 2021-03-31 MAPR-KAFKA-689 Service verifier was added to Kafka Rest
4dcb0bd7 2021-03-19 MAPR-KAFKA-692 Update Hadoop dependency to
fef0187d 2021-03-05 MAPR-KAFKA-683 Topic's existence is checked by the mdObserver specific for the current user.
For complete details, refer to the commit log for this project in Github.

Known Issues and Limitations

  • None.

Resolved Issues

  • None.