Kafka New Release

Apache Kafka is high-throughput, publish-subscribe messaging system rethought of as a distributed commit log. The new Kafka release introduces many new features, improvements and fixes including:

 - A new Java producer for ease of implementation and enhanced performance.
 - A Kafka-based offset storage.
 - Delete topic support.
 - Per topic configuration of preference for consistency over availability.
 - Scala 2.11 support and dropping support for Scala 2.8.
 - LZ4 Compression.

See: http://bit.ly/1DmM4Wv