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From Guozhang Wang <wangg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to create a reliable and fast Kafka Producer in a web server?
Date Thu, 04 Dec 2014 17:14:25 GMT

With the old "synchronized" API you can also enable asynchrony with this
config "producer.type" in the producer configs:


The new "asynchronized" producer improves performance by using pipelining.


On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 4:03 PM, Haojin Gui <guihaojin@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am using Playframework to build a web server that needs to handle very
> heavy traffic. And it has a Kafka Producer sending messages to Kafka
> brokers.
> Currently I am using the synchronized Kafka producer API and seems like
> it's affecting the performance of the web server. I am considering
> switching to async Producer API but not sure how reliable it is(I heard it
> might loss message). Are there any other options to minimize the Producer's
> affect to the server.
> Thanks,
> Haojin

-- Guozhang

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