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From David Corley <davidcor...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Horizontally Scaling Kafka Consumers
Date Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:25:19 GMT
If the 100 partitions are all for the same topic, you can have up to 100
consumers working as part of a single consumer group for that topic.
You cannot have more consumers than there are partitions within a given
consumer group.

On 29 April 2015 at 08:41, Nimi Wariboko Jr <nimi@channelmeter.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I was wondering what options there are for horizontally scaling kafka
> consumers? Basically if I have 100 partitions and 10 consumers, and want to
> temporarily scale up to 50 consumers, what options do I have?
> So far I've thought of just simply tracking consumer membership somehow
> (either through Raft or zookeeper's znodes) on the consumers.

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