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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis.gospodne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: maximum number of open file handles
Date Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:24:07 GMT
This is not an absolute rule/number.  It depends on your Kafka usage and
your existing limits.  SPM <http://sematext.com/spm/> will show you the
number of open files Kafka is using, as will a tool like 'lsof'.

Otis
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On Thu, Nov 27, 2014 at 6:58 PM, Sa Li <salicn@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, all
>
> I read the comments from
> http://www.michael-noll.com/tutorials/running-multi-node-storm-cluster/,
> Michael mentioned to increase the maximum number of open file handles for
> the user kafka to 98,304 (change kafka to whatever user you are running the
> Kafka daemons with – this can be your own user account, of course) you must
> add the following line to /etc/security/limits.conf:
>
> kafka  - nofile 98304
>
> I am installing the latest version of kafka, do I need to do the same thing
> above?
>
> thanks
> --
>
> Alec Li
>

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