History is in the making as Debezium begins to sprint to its 1.0 milestone. It’s my pleasure to announce the release of Debezium 1.0.0.Beta1!
This new Debezium release includes several notable new features, enhancements, and fixes:
ExtractNewDocumentState and EventRouter SMTs propagate heartbeat & schema change messages (DBZ-1513)
Provides alternative mapping for
Ensure message keys have the right column order (DBZ-1507)
Warn of table locking problems in connector logs (DBZ-1280)
Additionally, several PostgreSQL issues were fixed to improve snapshotting large databases environments (DBZ-685) and specific circumstances where write ahead logs (WAL) would continue to consume diskspace (DBZ-892).
In total, this release contains 18 fixes.
Debezium is an open source distributed platform that turns your existing databases into event streams, so applications can see and respond almost instantly to each committed row-level change in the databases. Debezium is built on top of Kafka and provides Kafka Connect compatible connectors that monitor specific database management systems. Debezium records the history of data changes in Kafka logs, so your application can be stopped and restarted at any time and can easily consume all of the events it missed while it was not running, ensuring that all events are processed correctly and completely. Debezium is open source under the Apache License, Version 2.0.
We hope you find Debezium interesting and useful, and want to give it a try. Follow us on Twitter @debezium, chat with us on Zulip, or join our mailing list to talk with the community. All of the code is open source on GitHub, so build the code locally and help us improve ours existing connectors and add even more connectors. If you find problems or have ideas how we can improve Debezium, please let us know or log an issue.