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From Guozhang Wang <wangg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: high-level 0.8 consumer API questions
Date Fri, 16 Aug 2013 15:47:40 GMT
Hello Paul,

1. Yes it is OK. Actually each MirrorMaker process may use multiple

2. Yes it is OK.


On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 8:29 AM, Paul Mackles <pmackles@adobe.com> wrote:

> Hi - I am making a few assumptions about the 0.8 high-level consumer API
> that I am looking to confirm:
> -it is OK to have multiple ConsumerConnector objects in the same process?
> To be sure, they are all operating independently. I could probably shove
> everything into one ConsumerConnector if I had to but its easier to manage
> with separate objects and I have enough memory. Anyone aware of any gotchas
> with this? I haven't seen any issues with this so far but my testing hasn't
> been exhaustive (2 or 3 at at time).
> -is it OK to call ConsumerConnector.shutdown() whenever I want? In other
> words, if I find out that a downstream process has failed, can I just call
> ConsumerConnector.shutdown() at that moment (from another thread) or do I
> need to wait until the next ConsumerTimeout and call shutdown then? I
> haven't had a chance to test this yet but based on my understanding of how
> the consumer works, it seems like it should be OK. I am hoping that I can
> call shutdown() at anytime and that it will unblock any blocking calls.
> Thanks,
> Paul

-- Guozhang

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