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From Jay Kreps <...@confluent.io>
Subject Re: how robust are file accesses?
Date Mon, 07 Dec 2015 18:15:33 GMT
Kafka should be robust against abrupt termination.

-Jay

On Sat, Dec 5, 2015 at 11:05 AM, Per Jahn <PJahn@wideorbit.com> wrote:
> Hi
>
> Are files that kafka writes to the file system robust against abrupt termination?
> Including fs meta data.
> And assuming it's used with a journaling fs.
> Or do I need ups and always shut down kafka gracefully to prevent data corruption?
> I'm not afraid of losing data (have redundant servers), but I'm afraid of file corruption
that prevents kafka from starting without problems.
>
> I'm asking for worst case of course, not was usually happens.
>
> Thanks.
>
> / Per
>

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