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From Matthew Torres <matthew.torres...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Running Kafka on a single node machine
Date Tue, 10 Dec 2019 10:30:00 GMT
Hi, thanks for the swift response. Does this mean that even with the
promise of kubernetes' self healing and with the acceptable downtime of a
few minutes or seconds deploying kafka on a single node is still not
possible??

On Tue, Dec 10, 2019, 18:23 Jonathan Santilli <jonathansantilli@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hello,
>
> running Kafka as a single Broker or a cluster of one node voids the whole
> purpose you are trying to achieve "...robustness of our system by using
> kafka..."
> Just think that is that single node goes down, what's gonna happen? Kafka
> besides the performance is well known by the availability.
>
> Cheers!
> --
> Jonathan
>
>
>
>
> On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 7:33 AM Matthew Torres <
> matthew.torres211@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I want to convince my company to use kafka as our message queue system,
> was
> > wondering if it's possible to run kafka on a single machine. We have a
> > unique use case where all our microservices is run on a single machine
> and
> > currently we are using apache amq as our message queue.
> >
> > Apache amq is good but I feel that we can improve the robustness of our
> > system by using kafka. So my question is, will it be possible to run
> kafka
> > on a single node/machine as a production. We are using k3s as an
> > orchestration so whenever kafka goes down it can just restart it.
> >
> > Hoping to hear from you soon. Thank you!
> >
> > *Sincerely,*
> >
> > *Matthew Aldrin S. Torres*
> >
>
>
> --
> Santilli Jonathan
>

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