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From Neha Narkhede <neha.narkh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Kafka 0.8 Failover
Date Mon, 02 Dec 2013 14:24:58 GMT
You need to set up the zookeeper service as a "quorum" across Z1, Z2, Z3
and have the brokers and consumers connect to the resulting zookeeper


On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 1:24 AM, Arjun <arjun@socialtwist.com> wrote:

>  Hi,
> I am new to Kafka. Was looking at kafka 0.8. What we need is a system
> which is highly available and should be dynamically scalable. From what i
> read in the forums, i thought we can do some thing like this for our
> requirement. Can you please let me know weather this is feasible or am i
> doing some thing wrong.
> lets Say we have 3 nodes (systems) P1, P2, P3. These are producers,
> producing the messages.
> We have 3 brokers(kafka servers) B1, B2, B3, and we have 3 zoo keepers
> (please bear with me and do read completely) Z1, Z2, Z3. now Z1 will be
> taking with B2, B3 and Z2 will be talking with B1, B3 and Z3 will be
> talking with B1, B2.
> Client have the addresses of all three zoo keepers. Now my question is if
> for some reason Z1 fails will the other two zoo keepers send the messages
> to client or its just that client cannot be receiving any messages?
> Will this whole setup makes any sense?
> Can we do something like this using kafka 0.8 and zookeeper?

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