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From Jay Kreps <jay.kr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Leader election in the failure mode
Date Fri, 16 Aug 2013 03:26:45 GMT
Leader election is automatic. The preferred-replica-election tool isn't
about electing a leader it is about migrating leaderships to ensure each
broker is a leader for a fair share of partitions.

-Jay

On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 6:56 PM, Vadim Keylis <vkeylis2009@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello guys. I am not clear about leader election rules in case of server
> or service failure. If one of the servers went down that was a leader for
> some partitions. Will new leader be elected automatically on server that
> has replica or manual intervention is required like running leader election
> tool?
>  How did you automate the process of running leader election tool in case
> leaders are not re-elected automatically in case of failure?
>
> Thanks,
> Vadim
>
> Sent from my iPhone

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