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From Jun Rao <jun...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Clients
Date Thu, 08 Dec 2011 16:57:01 GMT
Mark,

The java/scala clients are complete. The non-java support is kind of weak
at this point. In particular, Kafka has a thick client (lots of interaction
with ZK during rebalance and committing offsets) in the consumer. This
makes reimplementing the logic in each language hard, At this moment, the
RB client only supports SimpleConsumer, not the high level consumer.

Thanks,

Jun

On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 8:23 AM, Mark <static.void.dev@gmail.com> wrote:

> Are consumer/producer clients typically written in Java or Scala? Are they
> both full-featured?
>
> Are there any reasons why the kafka-rb gem couldn't be full featured
> supporting both queuing and pub-sub models?
>
> Thanks
>

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