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From Neha Narkhede <neha.narkh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: understanding how kafka reads/writes files
Date Thu, 23 Feb 2012 20:49:57 GMT
Ahmed,

You can find relevant design details here -
http://incubator.apache.org/kafka/design.html

The source code files to look at would be under packages kafka.network
and kafka.log

HTH,
Neha

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 12:03 PM, S Ahmed <sahmed1020@gmail.com> wrote:
> Can someone point me to how kafka reads/writes to files in such an
> effecient manner?
>
> I remember watching a video where they described it briefly, it was
> basically taking advantage of java nio but that is all I can recall.
>
> Looking for some good articles that go over what makes it performant etc.
>
> BTW, what files in the source should I be looking at to get a better idea?
>
> TIA.

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