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From Jason Huang <jason.hu...@icare.com>
Subject Re: Limit on number of Kafka Topic
Date Wed, 27 Mar 2013 15:36:45 GMT
Just curious - I don't see any limit in the # of topics that you can
have in a Kafka cluster.

So in principle, you could have as many topics as you want, so long as
your hardware can keep up, right?

Jason

On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 11:33 AM, Jun Rao <junrao@gmail.com> wrote:
> At LinkedIn, our largest cluster has more than 2K topics. 5K topics should
> be fine.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jun
>
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 11:52 PM, Suyog Rao <suyog.rao@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Wanted to check if there is any known limit on the # of topics in a Kafka
>> cluster? I wanted to design a system which has say 5k topics and
>> multi-threaded consumers reading messages from these topics. Does anyone
>> have experience with such large topic size? I see in Kafka's page a test
>> for throughput w.r.t. to topic size, but the max topic size is 50.
>>
>> Thanks
>>

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