This release of the Python agent adds automatic instrumentation for Kafka Python as well as Confluent Kafka.
Install the agent using
easy_install/pip/distribute via the Python Package Index or download it directly from the New Relic download site.
Add kafka-python instrumentation
Instrumentation has been added for Kafka Python.
Add confluent-kafka instrumentation
Instrumentation has been added for Confluent Kafka.
More information can be found in the Message Queue documentation
New Relic recommends that you upgrade the agent regularly and at a minimum every 3 months. As of this release, the oldest supported version is 22.214.171.124. More information can be found in the EOL Policy Page.