Confluent 4.0.0 vs 4.1.0

On 16 April 2018, Confluent announced the release of Confluent Platform version 4.1.0.

Some changes have been described on the release notes itself. However, there are some bits which are not mentioned in the release notes, but can be found in the documentation. While running the spikes, we encountered some feature/api level changes between 4.0.0 and 4.1.0.

Differences

Link to the sources:

Control Center Dashboard Configurations

4.1.0

https://docs.confluent.io/current/control-center/docs/installation/configuration.html#ui-authentication-settings

Versus

4.0.0

https://docs.confluent.io/4.0.0/control-center/docs/installation/configuration.html#ui-authentication-settings

Schema registry REST endpoint to get schema

4.1.0

https://docs.confluent.io/current/schema-registry/docs/api.html#get--subjects-(string-%20subject)-versions-(versionId-%20version)-schema

Versus

4.0.0

Doesn’t have such api. Trust me or see it yourself here.

Kafka version required for Schema registry

4.1.0

https://docs.confluent.io/current/schema-registry/docs/intro.html#requirements

Versus

4.0.0

https://docs.confluent.io/4.0.0/schema-registry/docs/intro.html#requirements

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