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From "M. Manna" <manme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Kafka on Windows
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2018 15:34:39 GMT
By fully broken, i mean not designed and tested to work on Windows.

On Tue, 7 Aug 2018, 16:34 M. Manna, <manmedia@gmail.com> wrote:

> Log Cleaner functionality is fully broken... If you haven't tried that
> already.
>
>
>
> On 7 Aug 2018 4:24 pm, "Jacob Sheck" <shec0002@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> While I agree that it is less frustrating to run Kafka on Linux, I am
> interested to hear what specific issues you are running into on windows?
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 7, 2018 at 9:42 AM jan <rtm443x@googlemail.com.invalid> wrote:
>
> > This is an excellent suggestion and I intend to do so henceforth
> > (thanks!), but it would be an adjunct to my request rather than the
> > answer; it still needs to be made clear in the docs/faq that you
> > *can't* use windows directly.
> >
> > jan
> >
> > On 07/08/2018, Rahul Singh <rahul.xavier.singh@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I would recommend using Docker — it would end up being run on a Linux
> > kernel
> > > VM on windows and is easier to get started on with a bit of learning
> > curve
> > > for Docker. Less time wasted overall and at least at that point you
> would
> > > know Docker.
> > >
> > > Rahul
> > > On Aug 7, 2018, 4:50 AM -0400, jan <rtm443x@googlemail.com.invalid>,
> > wrote:
> > >> I tried using it just for learning a while back and wasted 3 days
> > >> because it's not supported on windows. Even basic stuff didn't work. I
> > >> did read the docs first!
> > >>
> > >> I think I've seen other people on this list have questions
> > >> about/problems for exactly the same reason, and that could be a lot of
> > >> time saved if it was in the docs - it needs to be. So how do I ask the
> > >> maintainers to put 'No, Not Windows" in there?
> > >> Serious question.
> > >>
> > >> I resent losing 3 days of work because of essential missing info. It
> > >> sounds like (compared to @M. Manna) that I got off lightly.
> > >>
> > >> So can we put a clear caveat in the documentation, please, right at
> the
> > >> top?
> > >>
> > >> jan
> > >>
> > >> On 07/08/2018, M. Manna <manmedia@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> > The answer is - Absolutely not. If you don’t have Linux rack, or
> > >> > Kubernetes
> > >> > deployment -it will not work on Windows as guaranteed.
> > >> >
> > >> > I know this because I have tried to make it work for the past 1
> year.
> > >> > File
> > >> > handling always fails and crashes the cluster on Windows.
> > >> >
> > >> > Thanks,
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > On Tue, 7 Aug 2018 at 01:54, Alew <alewmt@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> >
> > >> > > Hi!
> > >> > >
> > >> > > Is it recommended to use production Kafka cluster on Windows?
> > >> > >
> > >> > > Can't get it from the documentation. It is possible to start
Kafka
> > on
> > >> > > Windows, but maybe it's for development purposes only.
> > >> > >
> > >> > > Thanks.
> > >> > >
> > >> > >
> > >> > >
> > >> > >
> > >> >
> > >
> >
>
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>

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