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From "Matthias J. Sax" <matth...@confluent.io>
Subject Re: Can multiple Kafka consumers read from the same partition of same topic by default?
Date Fri, 31 Mar 2017 04:00:54 GMT
Yes, you can do that.

-Matthias



On 3/30/17 6:09 PM, kant kodali wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> Can multiple Kafka consumers read from the same partition of same topic by
> default? By default, I mean since group.id is not mandatory I am wondering
> if I spawn multiple kafka consumers without specifying any group.id and
> give them the same topic and partition name will they be able to read from
> the same partition? I understand that If I give different group names for
> each Kafka consumer then all the consumers can read from the same partition.
> 
> Thanks!
> 


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