Evolving an Avro Schema in a Kafka Application
Confluent Schema Registry is a useful tool for coordinating contracts between producers and consumers, as well as simplifies the process of serializing and deserializing complex data objects. However, it also provides some powerful functionality to help you manage changes to your data schemas. In this lab, you will have the opportunity to make a change to an existing schema by adding a new field. This will give you some hands-on experience with the process of evolving a schema using the Confluent Schema Registry.