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From "Yu, Libo " <libo...@citi.com>
Subject RE: Changing the number of partitions after a topic is created
Date Fri, 05 Jul 2013 21:17:02 GMT
Thanks, Jun. Have a good weekend.

Regards,

Libo


-----Original Message-----
From: Jun Rao [mailto:junrao@gmail.com] 
Sent: Friday, July 05, 2013 3:08 PM
To: users@kafka.apache.org
Subject: Re: Changing the number of partitions after a topic is created

No. However, you can specify the # of partitions when you create a topic using the create-topic
command line tool.

Thanks,

Jun


On Fri, Jul 5, 2013 at 6:45 AM, Yu, Libo <libo.yu@citi.com> wrote:

> Hi Jun,
>
> Is it possible to specify a different partition number for each topic 
> in the server.properties for 0.8?
> There is no documentation about that in the file.
>
> Regards,
>
> Libo
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jun Rao [mailto:junrao@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 05, 2013 12:06 AM
> To: users@kafka.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Changing the number of partitions after a topic is 
> created
>
> Currently, once a topic is created, the number of partitions can't be 
> changed. We are working on a tool to allow that. For now, you will 
> have to either use a new topic with more partitions or if you don't 
> care about messages being consumed in order, you can feed the consumed 
> messages to a separate thread pool for processing.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jun
>
>
> On Thu, Jul 4, 2013 at 8:11 AM, Calvin Lei <ckplei@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi I have a few topics created with 1 partition. After running the 
> > cluster for a few days, I want to increase the partition to 10 to 
> > improve the consumer throughput. I learnt that it is not supported 
> > in
> 0.8.
> >
> > What is the recommendation of improving consumer throughput after a 
> > topic is created and the data volume increased?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Cal
> >
>

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