Pub/Sub Lite Release Notes

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This page contains production updates and feature announcements for the Pub/Sub Lite service. For language-specific updates about Pub/Sub Lite Client Library releases, use the following links: Go, Java, and Python.

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January 23, 2023

You can now migrate your producers from Apache Kafka to Pub/Sub Lite with only configuration changes. To check the feasibility of the migration and to perform the migration workflow, refer to the Kafka to Pub/Sub Lite migration guide. This feature is in public preview.

December 19, 2022

Pub/Sub Lite now supports export subscriptions. You can use an export subscription to export Pub/Sub Lite messages to a destination Pub/Sub topic. This feature is generally available (GA).

November 18, 2022

The Kafka Connector library for Pub/Sub and Pub/Sub Lite is now generally available.

September 29, 2022

The Kafka Connector library for Pub/Sub and Pub/Sub Lite is now in preview.

September 13, 2022

Pub/Sub Lite is now available in Tel Aviv (me-west1).

May 25, 2022

The Kafka Shim Java client library for Pub/Sub Lite is now GA.

February 03, 2022

Pub/Sub Lite now supports regional Lite topics that replicate data to a secondary zone.

September 24, 2021

Pub/Sub Lite reservations allow you to reserve and share throughput capacity among multiple topics in a region.

July 19, 2021

July 08, 2021

May 04, 2021

Pub/Sub Lite is now available in the following regions:

  • Hong Kong (asia-east2)
  • Tokyo (asia-northeast1)
  • Osaka (asia-northeast2)
  • Seoul (asia-northeast3)
  • Mumbai (asia-south1)
  • Jakarta (asia-southeast2)
  • Warsaw (europe-central2)
  • Montreal (northamerica-northeast1)
  • Sao Paulo (southamerica-east1)
  • Northern Virginia (us-east4)
  • Salt Lake City (us-west3)
  • Las Vegas (us-west4)

For the full list of available regions, see Pub/Sub Lite locations.

March 22, 2021

February 24, 2021

An Apache Spark connector is now available for Pub/Sub Lite, allowing you to read messages from Pub/Sub Lite in your Spark clusters.

November 19, 2020

The Pub/Sub Lite Python client library is now in Beta.

October 30, 2020

A Kafka Shim Java client library is now available for Pub/Sub Lite, allowing you to use the Kafka API with Pub/Sub Lite as a backend.

October 09, 2020

Pub/Sub Lite is now available in GA.

May 26, 2020

Pub/Sub Lite is now available at the beta launch stage.

May 18, 2020

The Pub/Sub Lite Java client library is now in Beta.