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From "Bateman, Matt" <mabate...@ebay.com>
Subject RE: Kafka 155
Date Fri, 06 Apr 2012 01:17:08 GMT
Hi Jun,

That would definitely solve the issue. I guess it's just a matter of timing for 0.8...



-----Original Message-----
From: Jun Rao [mailto:junrao@gmail.com] 
Sent: Thursday, April 05, 2012 6:09 PM
To: kafka-users@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: Kafka 155


The main motivation for decommission is that one can let consumers drain messages from a broker
before taking it out. In 0.8, we are adding intra cluster replication. So, a broker can be
taken out anytime without affecting consumers. Do you still see a need for decommission then?



On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 2:13 PM, Bateman, Matt <mabateman@ebay.com> wrote:

> Hi Guys,
> I see that 155 isn't targeted for a release. It deals with gracefully 
> decommissioning a broker. Is there another way to achieve this? In 
> other words, is there a way to prevent publishing to a broker but 
> still allow consumers to pull messages until the broker is "empty"?
> Thanks,
> Matt

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