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From Muthukumar <zenmu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Distribution of messages among consumers in a consumer group.
Date Tue, 11 Dec 2012 12:25:16 GMT

Can you please share the server.properties setting? Do you've
num.partitions as 1?
If yes, please increase to 2 or 3, and the expectation would be
num.partitions per topic >= num.threads at consumers.


On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Jain Rahul <jainr@ivycomptech.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying kafka for one of POC. It seems to working well, but I'm having a small doubt
about distribution of messages among consumers in same consumer group.
> Below is my setup details.
> 1.       Kafka 0.7.1,
> 2.       1 producer, 1 broker, 2 Consumer(Separate JVM process on same machine) in same
consumer group(groupid), 1 topic.
> 3.       No partitions set, producer and consumer both connects to zookeeper
> It does seems that at a time only one consumer seems to getting all messages, while the
other consumer is sitting ideal.  Is it expected behavior or am I missing something.
> As per documents, it seems to me same like jms queue system. Can someone please guide
> Regards,
> Rahul
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