Vector v0.5.0 Release Notes

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We're excited to release Vector v0.5.0! Vector follows semantic versioning, and this is an initial dev release. This release brings 7 new features, 2 enhancements, 1 bug fix. Checkout the highlights for notable features and, as always, let us know what you think!


7 New Features

clickhouse sink Add support for basic auth

elasticsearch sink Add support for TLS options

kafka sink Add support for TLS (SSL)

kafka sink Use PKCS#12 keys instead of JKS

new sink Initial `statsd` implementation

new source Initial `docker` source implementation

observability Add rate limited debug messages

2 Enhancements

observability Show information about why a retry needs to happen

security Unify the different TLS options

1 Bug Fix

config Default data_dir to /var/lib/vector

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