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From Jaikiran Pai <jai.forums2...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: SSL metrics for simple Producer/Consumer implementation
Date Sat, 12 May 2018 06:38:49 GMT
There's kafka-producer-perf-test.sh and kafka-consumer-perf-test.sh 
scripts that are shipped as part of the Kafka binary. You can setup your 
setup with SSL and then try and run it against them to get some numbers 
of your own.


On 30/04/18 4:58 PM, M. Manna wrote:
> Hello,
> We wanted to implement SSL for our producer/consumer authentication, but we
> are not certain regarding how good the performance is when using SSL. By
> performance, we refer to metrics such as message exchanges per second (and
> any delays).
> Our production testbed is setup with 3 brokers and we use encryption and
> hashing to hide message contents. All the messages are in plain text format.
> We have about 10 million messages (i.e. records, each with max size of 32
> kb) exchanged between production servers every 8 hours (appx). So, all we
> need to know via some metrics that the delay (if any) is
> acceptable/tolerable.
> Has anyone tested this with SSL and have some metrics to share?
> Regards,

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