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From Neha Narkhede <neha.narkh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: buffer.time
Date Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:46:06 GMT
I fixed the design page as well. Thanks for pointing this out, Ming.

-Neha

On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 9:38 AM, Neha Narkhede <neha.narkhede@gmail.com> wrote:
> That sounds right, Xavier.
>
> -Neha
>
> On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 8:33 AM, Xavier Stevens <xstevens@mozilla.com> wrote:
>> Hi Ming,
>>
>> I'm relatively new to Kafka as well but here's my understanding of it. If
>> anyone thinks that this is incorrect please say so.
>>
>> For producers there is a queue for async producers which you can turn a
>> couple of knobs to control when a batch of messages gets sent to the server:
>>
>> |queue.time
>> | |queue.size||
>> |
>> If you're using a sync producer there's no queue because it's going to send
>> the message right away.
>>
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>>
>> -Xavier
>>
>>
>>
>> On 8/16/12 1:23 AM, Ming Han wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> In http://incubator.apache.org/kafka/design.html, the documentation
>>> says that ``As events enter a queue, they are buffered in a blocking
>>> queue, until either buffer.time or batch.size is reached.``
>>>
>>> Is "buffer.time" a configurable option on the producer client or is it
>>> unimplemented?
>>> I can't find anything about this in
>>> http://incubator.apache.org/kafka/configuration.html
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Ming Han
>>
>>

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