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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis.gospodne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: memory requirement for kafka - how to estimate
Date Wed, 12 Mar 2014 02:28:40 GMT
Hi,

I'm not sure if anyone can give you exact numbers, but I think you'll find
Kafka brokers very light.  We run them on .... I think medium EC2 instances
and Kafka brokers they put hardly any strain on them.  If it helps give you
an idea, go to https://apps.sematext.com/demo and look for "SA.Prod.Kafka".
 That's one of our Kafka "clusters".  You'll see how many messages this
processes, what their size is, a bunch of other metrics, and then the JVM
Memory info, which I hope gives you some idea of the footprint.

Otis
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On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 3:41 AM, Arjun <arjun@socialtwist.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Can i know what all should i consider while calculating the memory
> requirements for the kafka broker. I had tried to search on net about this,
> but doulc not find nay. If anyone can please suggest or point to a link
> that would be helpful.
>
>
> Thanks
> Arjun Narasimha Kota
>

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