Snowflake Connector for Kafka release notes for 2024

This article contains the release notes for the Snowflake Connector for Kafka, including the following when applicable:

  • Behavior changes

  • New features

  • Customer-facing bug fixes

Snowflake uses semantic versioning for Snowflake Connector for Kafka updates.

Version 2.2.0 (February 06, 2024)

BCR (Behavior Change Release) changes

  • Preserved the old data type that goes into an ARRAY column for schematization.

New features and updates

  • Added support for AVRO logical types.

  • Implemented changes to prevent potential data duplication because of a new channel name format.

  • Implemented changes to preserve the old data type that goes into an ARRAY column for schematization.

  • Implemented changes to make schema evolution add columns idempotent.

  • Enabled the Ingest SDK MAX_CLIENT_LAG configuration in Kafka connector.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed schema evolution cases that could cause non-exactly once delivery.

  • Fixed issues with generating and building Java library.

  • Fixed an issue that the Kafka offset is not reset correctly.